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Corneal Erosion

Corneal erosion occurs when the cell layer on the corneal surface loosens from the layer underneath. People with corneal diseases, dry eyes, or corneal injury are more likely to have corneal erosion. It causes pain and makes vision hazy or blurry. Topical ointments and surgery is used to treat corneal erosion.

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I have recurrent complaints like burning, stinking, and lid edema. Are these due to recurrent corneal erosion?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a tree branch trauma to the eye (cornea) for a year. I have recurrent complaints like burning, stinking, and lid edema. I would like to learn the treatment options for recurrent corneal erosion. I took Moxifloxacin, Xailin Night, and Systane Hydration. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sunita

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your case. This needs proper follow-up by an ophthalmologist. And nowadays, we have got advanced surgical procedures for it. Right now, I can suggest symptomatic medications: 1. Lubricant, natural tear eye drops, or lubricating ointment at bedtime ha...  Read Full »

What causes eye irritation and watering?

Query: Hi doctor, When I go to bed, my eyes start watering, mainly the left one. When I get out of my bed and look in the mirror, my eyes are red, and my eyelids are swollen. When I wake up in the morning, I have the same problem of tearing eyes, redness, and eyelid swelling. I sleep on the left side, and...  Read Full »

Dr. Anand Yattinamani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Xanthelasma is nothing to do with your problems. It is due to high cholesterol levels. Your watering problem may be related to previous conjunctivitis attacks.Do you have irritation during watering or blurring of vision after conjunctivitis? This is more common in viral ...  Read Full »

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