keratitis

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inflammation of the cornea causing watery painful eyes and blurred vision

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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.
Subsequent catastrophic ophthalmologic complications, such as exposure keratitis and corneal ulceration, may occur if the periocular aspects of the paralysis are left untreated.
Other side effects include epiphora, ocular irritation, lagophthalmos, and exposure keratitis.