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Corneal Ulcer



Related Terms: Contact Lens, Corneal Edema, Drawbacks In Using Contact Lenses, Redness In Eyes, Burning Sensation In Eyes, Corneal Opacities, Corneal Scars

Recently Answered Questions


What could the white cloudy area around the rim of my cornea be?
Query: Hello doctor, I noticed a white cloudy area around the rim of my cornea a couple of days ago with no pain. After a couple of days, I used a rigid gas permeable contact wear. I have now woken up with pain in the same eye and it is now bloodshot around that one side. I decided not to wear the contact...  Read Full »
Dr. Rahul Vaswani
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a corneal ulcer. The probable cause is trauma due to lenses or infected contact lens solution. Please do not use the steroid drop. You can have devastating consequences. The steroid drops will give you very mild relief but it will stop heali...  Read Full »
 
What are the treatments available for my husband's eye problem?
Query: Hi doctor, My husband is a contact lens wearer for more than 15 years. He changed the contact lens brand as per optometrist advise. Within a week, he started rubbing the eyes and got a point of laceration and then infection in the right eye. The infection also has spread to the other eye. Six months...  Read Full »
Dr. Asif Manzoor
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the history you described and the prescription attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity), the corneal ulcer in both eyes after contact lens wear may be due to contact lens infection, infected lens solution or trauma during wearing or removing. But, i...  Read Full »
 
How to stop the discharge released from my left eye?
Query: Hi doctor, I have an eye discharge from my left eye for a week. I thought I have the discharge because of my contact lens (first-time user). I used it for a few days. But I stopped using it now because of the eye discharge. I have eye discharge only from my left eye when I wake up in the morning. S...  Read Full »
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have discharge from the left eye. This is a severe problem, and it occurs due to an infection. You can have one of these two things. They can occur due to viral or bacterial conjunctivitis. It has symptoms of eyelids sticking together when waking up in the morning, ...  Read Full »
 
Why did I have blurred vision after sleeping with my contact lenses on?
Query: Hi doctor, Without remembering to take off my contacts, I slept with them on. It was only for three and a half hours. These are yearly lenses, so they are pretty thick. They are FDA approved but doctors normally do not recommend them. I woke up with my vision having a white haze. As the time goes b...  Read Full »
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through what you have mentioned and feel that you do need an ophthalmologist appointment. The causes for such a foggy or hazy vision could be corneal edema. As you might already know the contact lenses do not permit good aeration of the cornea, this can c...  Read Full »
 
Please tell me the treatment of eye infection due to pythium.
Query: Hello doctor, My husband has an eye infection for the past two months. The doctors diagnosed that it is a fungal infection pythium keratitis. This infection might be from crops. They said that there is no anti fungal for this type of fungus and asked to apply Itral eye drop hourly, Zaha four times ...  Read Full »
Dr. Manish Mahabir
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In case the organism is pythium as you have said, it has been found that it does not respond to available antifungals. Previously patients have been managed by corneal transplant to remove the infected organ so that it does not affect inner parts of the eye. Your decisi...  Read Full »
 
Disorders of the Cornea - a Brief Overview
Article Overview: The cornea is the dark transparent circular part of the front of our eyes. It is the only structure of our body that is transparent and is the main determinant of the crystal clear vision that we have come to expect from our eyes. Just like how the cornea is like a clear lens, enabling us to see the world around us, the cornea is also a boon to doctors who can visualize the internal structures of the eye and blood vessels by directly viewing through the cornea without even having to touch the patient. This article looks at the most common of such disorders and how as a common man, you can prevent such diseases.  Read Article »
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

The cornea is the dark transparent circular part of the front of our eyes. It is the only structure of our body that is transparent and is the main determinant of the crystal clear vision that we have come to expect from our eyes. Just like how the cornea is like a clear lens, enabling us to see the ...  Read Article »
 
Contact Lenses, an Alternative to Wearing Glasses
Article Overview: This article discusses in detail the types, advantages and disadvantages of contact lenses.  Read Article »
Dr. Anand
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Contact lenses are medical devices used to correct refractive errors. They are also frequently used to change the appearance of eyes. Types of Contact Lenses: There are mainly two types of contact lenses: Rigid contact lenses - Rigid gas permeable lenses are used in certain medical conditi ...  Read Article »
 
How to Relieve the Pain Caused by Corneal Abrasion?
Article Overview: This article discusses in detail the causes, precautionary measures, signs and symptoms, and treatment of corneal scratching.  Read Article »
Dr. Vidhi Hareshbhai Talati
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Scratched cornea of the human eye is also known as corneal abrasion. Cornea is a colored protective layer over iris and the pupil. Corneal layer is important for vision, filtration of harmful rays such as intense ultraviolet rays and protection. Corneal injury means injury of epithelial surface of e ...  Read Article »
 
Why am I having blurred vision on fourth day of foreign body removal from cornea?
Query: Hello doctor, I recently went to an ophthalmologist to have a foreign body removed from my cornea. I have been applying the overnight cream and drops during the day but on day four, my vision appears to be more blurry. Is this a normal part of healing?  Read Full »
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through what you have mentioned, new onset of blurring on the day four is not a thing we normally expect. It could be due to a variety of reasons, the most common being increased tearing in your eyes due to inflammation, and the most important being a pro...  Read Full »
 
I have a thin whitish film on my left eye. Any opinion?
Query: Hello doctor,I was having a very good day working. But as the evening came by, I gradually felt an irritation in my left eye. I thought I am going to have an eyesore. But the next day, I was shocked after seeing a thin whitish film on my left eye. This stuff did not even make a little appearance the...  Read Full »
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The photo attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is not very clear and has a lot of shadows, but I can tell you that the white thing is an inflammation of your cornea, most probably an ulcer. It needs a visit to your ophthalmologist as soon as possib...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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