If you consider your eye as a camera, your cornea is the lens that focuses the image on to the film behind it. The cornea is a clear covering in front of the eye which focuses the light on the lens of the eye. When the cornea becomes injured due to blunt force trauma or any other accident, the injury can become inflamed and infected, causing a sore to form in the eye. Ophthalmologists in Dubai term this eyesore as a corneal ulcer.
Corneal ulcers are mostly caused by infection. One of the most common reasons that lead to the corneal ulcer is continuous use of contact lenses, like wearing them to bed. A corneal ulcer is a serious medical condition requiring immediate medical attention. If the treatment is delayed, it can lead to vision loss in your eye.
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