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At the front of the eye is a clear layer of tissue called the cornea. The cornea is the window of your eye and permits light to enter the eye. Tears constitute the natural defense against bacteria, viruses, or fungi for the cornea. A corneal ul[read article]

Tests for Corneal Ulcer

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Diseases of the eye can be difficult to diagnose during a general physical examination. A doctor who specializes in treating eye problems (ophthalmologist) is bette...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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During a fluorescein eye stain test, a dark orange dye (fluorescein) is placed onto the outer surface of your eye, called the cornea. A blue light is then shone ont...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Corneal Ulcer

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Penetrating Keratoplasty
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Debridement of Ulcer
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Prescribed Medications for Corneal Ulcer

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AMPHOTERICIN B (am foe TER i sin) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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FLUCONAZOLE (floo KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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ACYCLOVIR (ay SYE kloe veer) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections in...  More
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CEFAZOLIN (sef A zoe lin) is a cephalosprin antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or ot...  More
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ITRACONAZOLE (i tra KO na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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KETOCONAZOLE (kee toe KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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MOXIFLOXACIN (mox i FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vira...  More
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TOBRAMYCIN (toe bra MYE sin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.  More
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GATIFLOXACIN (ga ti FLOKS a sin) is an quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.  More
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TRIFLURIDINE (trye FLURE i deen) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat eye infections caused by a virus, such as herpes infection.  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Corneal Ulcer What's this?

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Iodine is an element (atomic number 53) that is required by humans for the synthesis of thyroid hormones (triiodothyronine/T3 and thyroxine/T4). Chronic iodine defi...  More
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