This is a degenerative disease of the cornea that involves a thinning in the central zone of the front of the eye. This leads to a gradual blurring and distortion of the vision. It is thought to be hereditary.
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An inflammation of the surface of the eye. This can be caused by an infection, an injury to the eye or over wearing of contact lenses.
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The cells on the front of the eye don’t adhere properly to the underlying layer. This is a painful disorder that must be managed properly.
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A fleshy growth over the cornea. Also called ‘Surfer’s Eye’ because it is common in people who have constant exposure to sun and sand.
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An ulcer (open sore) on the surface of the eye. This can be caused by an infection or be the result of an injury or poor contact lens hygiene.
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A recurrent viral infection, this needs proper medical attention.
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There are a number of treatments for corneal disorders, including corneal transplantation.
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