keratitis

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inflammation of the cornea causing watery painful eyes and blurred vision

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Exposure keratitis (as assessed clinically by observation for the reduction in corneal transparency at the exposed part of the cornea) cleared in 16 out of 27 eyes (60%).
In south India, corneal injury was an overwhelming risk factor followed by chronic dacryocystitis, spheroidal degeneration of the cornea, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, pre-existing viral keratitis, bullous keratopathy, dry eyes and exposure keratitis (8,9,17).
Failure to rehabilitate this area can result in exposure keratitis, corneal ulceration, and even blindness.
which may be due to the fact that they were presented after more than 6 hours and because of delay there was severe exposure keratitis due to drying of cornea.
Lid ectropion and ocular complications like exposure keratitis are seen commonly in colloidon babies.
Ptosis surgeries were performed more than once in 6 patients; due to exposure keratitis related complications (n=2), and under correction or moderate-to-severe jaw winking phenomenon requiring levator dis-insertion followed by frontalis sling surgery(n=4).
He received symptomatic treatment for incomplete eyelid closure, dry eye and exposure keratitis for 2 years.
Subsequent catastrophic ophthalmologic complications, such as exposure keratitis and corneal ulceration, may occur if the periocular aspects of the paralysis are left untreated.
Clinical examination revealed blindness of left eye due to chronic exposure keratitis and lagophthalmos.
Most cases have a history of trauma 38 cases (76%), exposure Keratitis 7(14%) and Corneal xerosis 5(10%).
Other side effects include epiphora, ocular irritation, lagophthalmos, and exposure keratitis.