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KERATITIS is the inflammation of the cornea and if loss of substance it will result to CORNEAL ULCER. The inflammation usually spread to the iris resulting pus formation and yellowish discharge and ulceration might result to a serious complication . Cornea has an important role to vision. If there is ulceration resulting scarring and perforation will cause blindness.

Symptoms:
pain at the affected site
photophobia (fear of light)
increased lacrimation
pus and yellowish discharges - if ulceration progresses resulting inflammation of the iris(iritis)

"Prevention is better than Cure"is the best management .
Foreign bodies should be removed quickly and be sure avoid further trauma.
Seek medical treatment for corneal abrasions
Apply warm compress if advised by the physician to relieved pain and comfort.
Carry out all medications at right dose , right time and frequency as ordered by the physician

1 Comment:

  1. cheys mosley said...
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    - corneal ulcer

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