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Corneal Ulcers, Abscess

A corneal ulcer typically occurs as a painful, red eye, with mild to severe eye discharge and reduced vision.The condition results from a localized infection of the cornea, similar to an abscess.


Causes of Corneal Ulcer

  • Most causes of Corneal Infections are due to or following eye injury, or other damage. It can be bacterial, viral, fungal and acanthamoeba etc.
  • Contact lens wearers particularly are susceptible to eye irritation that can lead to a corneal ulcer.
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