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White spots on the cornea, difficulty in viewing bright light leading to watering, redness, use contact lenses. Reason?

Appearance of two white spots on the cornea , an eye allergy or is it a repurcussion of using yearly contact lenses? I am shruthi, 24yrs old. i am experiencing difficulty due to problem in my eyes frm a couple of days now. two white spots have appeared on the cornea , its in the perimeter. i experience difficulty viewing when bright light is there, it starts to water and also my eye turns red. i regularly use contact lenses (yearly).
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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Jun 2015
Dear shruthi...
The white spots over the cornea may be allergic in nature or patches of dry cornea caused due wearing of contact lenses.
Management consist of:
1. Artificial tear drops every 4th hourly
2. Antihistamines to provide symptomatic relief
3. Steroid eye drops to take care of inflammation & allergy
4. Wearing of sunglasses/goggles while going out in sun
5. Provide some "contact lens free period" for Oxygen availability to cornea & prevent dryness.
If symptoms still will be better to consult an Ophthalmologist
Wishing you good health.
Thanks & take care.
Answered: Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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