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Corneal Ulcer

A corneal ulcer is an open sore in the cornea; and tissue loss because of inflammation produces an ulcer. The ulcer can either be located in the centre of the cornea and greatly affect vision or be placed in the periphery and not affect it so much.

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LVPEI, An Indian Institute Sets World Record In Corneal Transplantation
The first ever institute in the world to perform more than 2,000 corneal transplants in a year is the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI).


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