A 32-year-old member asked:
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please tell me what can cause corneal neovascularization?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Many causes: There are many possible causes of this, but by far the most common, is contact lens abuse.
Answered on Dec 29, 2014

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Dr. Soheila Rostami
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Maybe nothing: Pannus has usually no pain or irritation but it can cause blurry vision.
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Dr. Matthew Goren
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Not typically: Dry eye does not typically result in corneal neovascularization, although if there is associated severe inflammation it can happen.

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