Corneal Disease Directory
If the cornea becomes diseased, serious complications including vision loss could occur. Symptoms of cornea problems include pain, blurry vision, redness, light sensitivity, and more. Examples of eye disease include keratitis, eye herpes, keratoconus, corneal dystrophies, map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy, and more. To prevent cornea problems, protect the eyes from injury, avoid sharing eye makeup, and use good hygiene with contact lenses. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how corneal disease is contracted, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
Keratoconus: What Does It do to Your Eyes?
Keratoconus is a condition in which your eye's cornea is unable to hold its round shape. WebMD explains how to recognize and treat the condition.
Your Eyes and Cornea Problems
Learn more from WebMD about how cornea conditions can affect vision and how to prevent and treat them.
Fuchs’ Corneal Dystrophy
Are your eyes cloudy or hazy when you wake up? That may be a sign of Fuchs’ corneal dystrophy. Learn more about how to treat this disease.
A corneal ulcer is an open sore on the cornea that can be caused by a virus or bacterial infection. It can lead to blindess, so requires immediate medical care. WebMD tells you more.