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Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Corneal Inflammation

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Symptoms and causes of corneal inflammation or iris inflammation (iritis)?

Symptoms and causes of corneal inflammation or iris inflammation (iritis)?

Ophthalmologist: Only an ophthalmologist is going to be able to sort this out, and pretty easily. Yes, there are literally thousands of causes of these conditions. ...Read more

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Dr. Nazhat Sharma
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Keratitis (Definition)

The cornea is the clear tissue in front of the iris. Iris gives your eyes color. Keratitis is inflammation if cornea. Keratitis is caused by trauma (contact lens wear, dry eyes), degeneration, and infection. Contact lens wear is the most important risk factor for infectious keratitis. Herpes is a common cause of keratitis. Keratitis can be sight threatening. Keratitis ...Read more


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Corneal inflammation --- how long until vision returns?

Corneal inflammation ---   how long until vision returns?

See an eye doctor: It depends on the cause. You must see an eye doctor to determine the cause, treatment, and prognosis. ...Read more

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How serious is corneal inflammation?

How serious is corneal inflammation?

Risk of blindness: Corneal inflammation is often associated with ulcer that heal with scarring and cause opacities in the cornea. Depending on the nature, severity and extent of inflammation, corneal inflammation can lead to blindness. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cornea inflammation?

What is the best treatment for cornea inflammation?

Topical steroids: Inflammation is typically treated with steroid eye drops such as durezol, (difluprednate) pred forte, or lotemax. Just as important is knowing the cause of the inflammation so that the underlying problem can be treated. Inflammation is a common response to some type of insult or disease. Steroids can have serious side effects and are usually used for a limited time. Treating the underlying cause is critical. ...Read more

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Can muro128, 5%saline drops be used4 swollen inflammed cornea? Which occurred due to use of herbal eye drops.Some says it is used only4edema please clear!

Can muro128, 5%saline drops be used4 swollen inflammed cornea? Which occurred due to use of herbal eye drops.Some says it is used only4edema please clear!

Muro 128 Hypotonic : Muro 128 can be used to extract water out of an edematous cornea from most causes (though would avoid if previous chemical toxicity or herpes infection). Most often we used it after cataract surgery or for fuchs corneal dystrophy. Avoid obviously herbal eye drops if your md has said they are causing corneal swellling. No case reports to date of such thing happening: if true, should be published. ...Read more

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Keratitis sicca and astigmatism cause and best treatment?

Keratitis sicca and astigmatism cause and best treatment?

Lubricate: Most likely astigmatism is genetic, treat with glasses, contacts, or surgery. Keratitis sicca is from dry eyes, treat with artificial tears and oral omega-3's. ...Read more

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Do you know the treatment for non-ulcerative sterile keratitis?

Depends on cause: Sterile keratitis means inflammation of the cornea which is not of infectious origin. This can be treated with lubrication, steroid drops and sometimes a bandage contact lens. See your eye doctor to determine which of these is best suited for you. ...Read more

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Whats the treatment for non-ulcerative sterile keratitis?

Whats the treatment for non-ulcerative sterile keratitis?

Usually eyedrops: In the absence of infection, keratitis is most commonly due to varying degrees of dryness. Many over the counter lubricating eyedrops are available for this as well as ointments which help at night. Your ophthalmologist can define the best pathway for treatment. ...Read more

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What do you know about keratitis filamentosa, and what sort of treatment options are available?

More information: Filamentary keratitis is most commonly due to dry eye syndrome but can result from a number of corneal diseases. Mucous filaments form and can cause pain. Treatment includes removing the filaments and using copious amounts of artificial tears. A medication called mucomyst (acetylcysteine) may also help. A bandage contact lens may also help. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Corneal Inflammation (Definition)

Corneal inflammation refers to irritation of the cornea, which is the clear tissue of the eye ...Read more