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Is it possible for an eye infection to thin the cornea?

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Dr. Richard Carlin
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

If the infection is in the cornea, it can result in thinning, which can ultimately affect your vision.
This can be serious and needs to be seen by an ophthalmologist asap. If the infection is in the conjunctiva or on the eyelids, it is not as serious, but still needs to be treated.

In brief: Yes

If the infection is in the cornea, it can result in thinning, which can ultimately affect your vision.
This can be serious and needs to be seen by an ophthalmologist asap. If the infection is in the conjunctiva or on the eyelids, it is not as serious, but still needs to be treated.
Dr. Richard Carlin
Dr. Richard Carlin
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