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What is the best treatment for a corneal ulcer?

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Dr. Randall Wong
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Serious Problem: The only treatment for corneal ulcer is copious use of antibiotic known to be effective against the particular type of bacteria causing the infection. This is a real concern. See your eye doctor at once.

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What is the treatment for corneal ulcer?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Diagnosis, antibioti: Most corneal ulcers come about from overwear or abuse of contact lenses. Treatment is to first see an ophthalmologist and get the condtion diagnoses ( remove your contacts whenever the eye gets red or painful). You will be started on antibiotics to treat the infection and allow healing. Most do well but a few have rare infections that require more invasive treatment.

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