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Cornea infection

Cornea infection is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with cornea infection, 80% report having pain in eye, 66% report having eye redness, and 55% report having diminished vision. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of cornea infection are pain in eye, eye redness, diminished vision, symptoms of eye, foreign body sensation in eye, lacrimation, eye burns or stings, itchiness of eye, and itchy eyelid, although you may still have cornea infection without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with cornea infection often receive ophthalmic examination and evaluation, other therapeutic procedures on eyelids; conjunctiva; cornea, ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment, corneal transplant and other or therapeutic nervous system procedures .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with cornea infection include moxifloxacin (avelox), dexamethasone-tobramycin ophthalmic, erythromycin, proparacaine ophthalmic, prednisolone ophthalmic, loteprednol-tobramycin ophthalmic, cyclopentolate ophthalmic, cyclosporine ophthalmic, fluorometholone ophthalmic, tetracaine (one touch), tobramycin (tobi), ofloxacin ophthalmic and gatifloxacin (zymar) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for cornea infection include .

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.3x
5-14 years
0.7x
15-29 years
1.2x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
1.0x
60-74 years
1.1x
75+ years
1.2x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.8x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
1.0x
Other
1.3x
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