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.
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.
Your Eyes, Keratoconus, and Intacs
WebMD takes a look at Intacs, a medical device that is used in the treatment of the eye disorder known as keratoconus.
Your Eyes and Cornea Problems
Learn more from WebMD about how cornea conditions can affect vision and how to prevent and treat them.
Herpes Eye Disease
Most people are surprised to find out that two types of herpes viruses -- the one that causes cold sores and the one that causes chickenpox -- can cause serious eye problems. Learn more from WebMD.