Corneal Conditions

Pterygium Pterygium a condition where the conjuntiva adheres and grows across the cornea.

If severe, this condition needs a minor operation to remove it.

H.Simplex H.Simplex Viral ulceration of the cornea a serious condition.

Bacterial corneal ulcers Bacterial corneal ulcers and abscesses need urgent suitable care

Severe chemical injury Severe chemical injury to cornea.

This is a true emergency and requires immediate irrigation with water and buffer agents.

Management depends of the offending chemical.

Hyphaema Internal bleeding following impact trauma - Hyphaema

Severe Iritis Severe Iritis or inflammation of the iris tissue.