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Can eye drops treat keratitis?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Usually: Keratitis is a partial breakdown of the surface of the cornea. It can be infectious, neurogenic or simply from dryness. If your ophthalmologist has eliminated anything serious or chronic, eye drops can be helpful.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

Will the eye drops treat the keratitis?

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Dr. Benjamin Chun
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Perhaps: To get accurate answers, you need to ask accurate questions. Just about everything we use in ophthalmology are eye drops--artificial tears, antibiotics, anti-inflammory, anti histamine, steroids, glaucoma meds, etc. Keratitis is a general term for inflammation or sickness of the cornea. There are many types of keratitis, bacterial, viral, chemical, dry eyes, etc.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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