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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
See an eye doctor: Immediately or go to your local er. Without proper treatment, you could get a serious eye infection.

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Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Pain: A corneal tear or abrasion is very painful. The cornea has many nerve endings and when scratched or torn can be very painful. Corneal abrasions shou ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Pachymetry: Corneal thickness which plays a role in several diseases of the eye, is measured currently with device termed a pachymeter. This uses a timed pulse of ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Cornea v. lens: Clouding of the natural lens (cataract) can be surgically correct with removal of the clouded lens and substitution of an intraocular lens. A cloudy ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Alter eye power: Corneal rings are implanted arcs of plastic into the inner layers of the cornea. They cause a change in the refraction which neutralizes moderate deg ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
The cornea is: The transparent layer forming the front of the eye.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
21 years experience Ophthalmology
No at the front: The cornea is the clear front surface of the eye.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
See below: It is the clear tissue in the front of the eye that helps focus light (along with the lens inside the eye) onto the retina (the back wall of the insid ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Corneal opacities: Corneal opacities can be cause by anything that injuries the cornea or causes scarring of the cornea. Foreign bodies in the eye are common causes, lat ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Ocular Rosacea: Ocular rosacea is related to a common inflammatory condition affecting skin of the face and chest, as well as the eyes. While the exact cause of rosac ... Read More

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