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Disorders

Corneal ulcer

What Is It?

A corneal ulcer is an injury to the cornea that may become very serious if it is not treated in time.. Caused by ?

  • Infections
  • Infections caused by contact lens use
  • Trauma
  • The presence of a foreign body in the eye
  • Inadequate closure of the eyelid

Is it preventable?

It depends on the cause of the corneal ulcer, since it sometimes appears as a result of a knock or accident.

To avoid the appearance of infectious ulcers due to contact lens use, wearers are advised to follow the hygiene guidelines provided by their optometrist or ophthalmologist.

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