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Recognizing the Signs of a Corneal Ulcer

Understanding Corneal Ulcers Before delving into the signs of a corneal ulcer, let’s briefly review what a corneal ulcer is and how it develops. A corneal ulcer is a localized infection or inflammation of the cornea, typically caused by...

May 20, 2024
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Treatment Options for Corneal Infections

What is the treatment for Corneal Infections? The cornea is a transparent, dome-shaped tissue that covers the front of the eye, playing a crucial role in focusing light and maintaining clear vision. However, when the cornea becomes infected, it...

April 20, 2024
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Guide to Keratoconus Surgery

A Complete Guide to Keratoconus Surgery Keratoconus is a progressive eye disorder that affects the shape of the cornea, causing it to thin and bulge into a cone-like shape. While glasses and contact lenses can help manage the symptoms...

March 17, 2024
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Are Corneal Diseases Curable

Can Corneal Diseases Be Cured The cornea is a transparent, dome-shaped structure that covers the front of the eye and plays a crucial role in focusing light onto the retina, enabling clear vision. However, like any other part of...

March 05, 2024
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Keratoconus Affects on the Cornea

Understanding How Keratoconus Affects the Cornea Among the many components of the eye, the cornea is a vital structure responsible for focusing light onto the retina, enabling us to see clearly. However, certain conditions can affect the cornea, leading...

February 18, 2024
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Common Symptoms of Corneal Diseases

Understanding Common Symptoms of Corneal Diseases The cornea, the transparent front part of the eye, plays a crucial role in our vision. Unfortunately, various corneal diseases can impact its health, leading to a range of symptoms that can affect...

January 15, 2024
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Corneal Neurotization for Neurotrophic Keratitis

Eye numbness or corneal anesthesia, also known as neurotrophic keratopathy, is a condition where the nerves in the cornea are absent or damaged, which can eventually lead to blindness. Corneal neurotization is a surgery offered by Leon Rafailov, MD...

September 23, 2022
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What Is Recurrent Corneal Erosion?

A corneal erosion or abrasion occurs when there is loss of the corneal epithelium, the cornea‚Äôs outer layer. These can occur if your cornea is scraped or injured, often leading to eye pain or other symptoms. There are 3 major...

March 04, 2022
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Everything You Need to Know About Keratoconus

The eye is a complex organ made up of several layers. The first is the conjunctiva which covers the sclera, also known as the white of the eye. The next is the cornea, a clear dome-shaped layer of tissue...

February 04, 2022
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