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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Corneal Arcus

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What causes corneal rosacea?

What causes corneal rosacea?

The skin: It is ocular rosascea and it is associated with acne rosascea of the skin around the eyes. This is an autoimmune disease of unknown origin but ocular rosascea can usually be well controlled. ...Read more

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What causes recurring corneal erosions?

What causes recurring corneal erosions?

Maybe a dystrophy: 50% of recurrent erosionsare due to a condition called epithelial basement membrane dystrophy. This is treatable condition. See your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What might cause a white donut-like spot to appear on my cornea?

What might cause a white donut-like spot to appear on my cornea?

Arcus senilis: The arcus senilis is a donut ring of lipid deposition at the edge of the cornea. This is an arc, and not a spot. You can get donut like spots as a healing response to previous trauma. I know of no pathology that causes such spots so this is probably a benign event for you. ...Read more

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What causes cornea abrasion?

What causes cornea abrasion?

foreign body: Most commonly, a foreign body, like a speck of dirt, a metal shard, etc will get into your eye and cause a corneal abrasion. These can be painful and need to be treated, especially if over the pupil, so scarring is less likely to occur (which if occurs over the pupil could cause visual problems). ...Read more

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Please tell me what can cause corneal neovascularization?

Please tell me what can cause corneal neovascularization?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of this, but by far the most common, is contact lens abuse. ...Read more

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Would an infection access in the cornea cause dry type amd?

No: Amd occurs in the retina, specifically the macula of the eye. It is not related to the cornea or corneal infection. ...Read more

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Would laser iridotomy causes any structural damage to the cornea?

Maybe: All surgical and laser procedures have risk. It is possible to irritate or even damage the cornea when doing a laser iridotomy. The reason to do an iridotomy is usually to treat or prevent episodes of very high eye pressure. These episodes can cause permanent eye damage, so if you have a condition that merits an iridotomy the risks of not doing the laser could be worse than the laser itself. ...Read more

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What can cause a corneal abrasion?

What can cause a corneal abrasion?

Usually injury: The most common cause for corneal abrasion is trauma, usually something striking the front surface of the eye like a fingernail, hairbrush, or tree branch. Other causes include corneal dystrophies, severe dry eye, eye surgery, contact lens removal, and many others. Most can be treated with drops to help the pain and prevent infection, although bandage contact lenses or patching may be required. ...Read more

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Can a cornea transplant cause damage to the iris?

Can a cornea transplant cause damage to the iris?

Not usually.: A corneal transplant removes part or the whole cornea or the watch crystal of the eye. Normally, the iris or colored part of the eye is not involved in the surgery, but it depends on your condition. Seek out a corneal specialist for further information and good luck! ...Read more

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What causes corneal abrasion and how can it be treated?

What causes corneal abrasion and how can it be treated?

Trauma: Corneal abrasion is a loss of the skin on the surface of the cornea. It is very painful and usually the cause is obvious - a scrape to the eye from paper, a fingernail, a plant branch and objects flying into the eye. It is treated by protecting the eye with antibiotics, pain relief and allowing the new skin to grow in which happens usually in less than a day. ...Read more