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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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Advances in Eye Care

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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Eye and Ear Health

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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Advances in Eye Care

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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