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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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Stem Cells may Play Significant Role in Corneal Wound Healing
Corneal wound healing is a complex process that occurs in response to various eye injuries and surgery. Delayed, incomplete, or excessive healing is a.....
Corneal Nerve Transplant from Foot
A hospital in Mumbai used nerves from the foot of a partially blind 60-year old woman to restore her vision. This rare surgery, a first of its kind, w.....
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).

Mesenchymal Stem Cells Help in Healing Severe Corneal Injuries
Trauma to the eye is the leading cause of corneal opacity, leading to 25 million cases of blindness annually. While injury is not a major cause of bli.....
Successfully Grown Corneal Cells May Help Restore Vision
Corneal cells grown on a layer of synthetic film and transplanted into the eyes of animals have shown to restore vision, according to the trials done .....

Trachoma - Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention & Prognosis
Trachoma is a bacterial eye infection. It is the main cause of irreversible blindness due to infection that can however be prevented... Read More
Laser Vision Correction Surgery - Types - FAQs
Techniques using laser allow faster recovery rates when compared to the older modalities. LASIK is the most popular and widely accepted vision surgery in our country... Read More
LASIK Surgery and Medical Tourism
Get a LASIK done for laser- sharp eyes. If traveling abroad for treatment Consult Us First for affordable options... Read More
Keratoconus - Causes - Signs - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment - FAQs
Keratoconus is a bilateral condition affecting both the eyes. Usually one eye is more severely affected than the other. Both males and females are equally affected... Read More
Eye Redness
Redness of the eye occurs due to the dilation of the blood vessels of the eye. It can occur due to excessive straining or due to inflammation... Read More
Eye Pain - Symptom Evaluation
Eye pain usually follows trauma, eye infection or inflammation of the eye and the surrounding structures. The cause of eye pain can be diagnosed based on the type of pain and associated symptoms... Read More
Corneal Ulcer - Causes - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment - FAQs
A corneal ulcer (ulcerative keratitis/eyesore) is an open sore on the cornea... Read More
Acanthamoeba Keratitis - Symptoms, Signs, Diagnosis & Treatment
Acanthamoeba keratitis is an eye infection affecting the cornea. Contact lens users are at higher risk of getting infected, than non-contact lens users... Read More

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