O. Murat Uyar, MD
Assoc. Prof. of Ophthalmology,
FEBO, FICO

Infections

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CONJUNCTIVITIS

Conjunctivitis or "pink eye" is a condition where the eyes look pink or red and may have discharge. Symptoms may include burning, itching, irritation, discharge, or crusting of the lashes...

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BACTERIAL KERATITIS?

Bacterial keratitis is an infection of the cornea (the clear, round dome covering the eye's iris and pupil) that causes pain, reduced vision, light sensitivity and tearing or discharge from your eye. Resulting from infection from contact lens use or from injury to the eye, bacterial keratitis usually develops very quickly, and if left untreated, can cause blindness...

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ADENOVIRAL KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS

Viral conjunctivitis caused by adenovirus is the most common infectious conjunctivitis. Adenoviruses are highly contagious pathogens. The modes of transmission are mainly through hand to eye contact, ocular secretions, respiratory droplets, and contact with ophthalmic care providers and their medical instruments. The most frequent manifestation of ocular adenoviral...

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HERPES SIMPLEX KERATITIS?

Keratitis caused by HSV, or herpes simplex keratitis (HSK), is the most common cause of corneal blindness in developed nations. It was previously thought that HSV-1 had a predilection for the trigeminal ganglion and HSV-2, for the sacral ganglion. However, an increasing number of cases of ocular herpes are caused by HSV-2, and anecdotal...

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HORDEOLUM

Blockage of a gland of Zeiss or Moll causing a small inflamed cyst at the lid margin. A chalazion is a localized bump in the eyelid of varying sizes. {See Figure 1]. More than one chalazion can occur in an eyelid at the same time, and both upper and lower eyelids may be affected. A chalazion can occur on one or both eyes...