Case reports on Corneal Ulcer

CORNEAL ULCER is an disease with open sore or epithelial defect with underlying inflammation on the cornea, which is the clear structure in the front of the eye. The cornea overlies the iris the colored part of the eye. And this is separated from the iris by the fluid in the anterior chamber of the eye. It looks like gray to white opaque or translucent area on the normally clear and transparent cornea. Most corneal ulcer Infections are preventable.

         Similarly there are variety of causes of corneal ulcers, including infection, physical and chemical trauma .Most corneal ulcers are caused by infections.  The infections that cause corneal ulcers and are common in contact lens wearers. Bacteria can directly invade the cornea if the corneal surface has been spoiled. Symptoms of corneal ulcers include: redness of the eye, severe pain and soreness of the eye, the feeling of having something in your eye, tearing ,pus or other discharge ,blurred vision, sensitivity to light, swelling of the eyelids ,a white spot on your cornea that you may or may not be able to see when looking in the mirror.