Interstitial keratitis

What is Interstitial keratitis?

Interstitial Keratitis (IK) basically means corneal scarring due to chronic inflammation of the corneal stroma. Interstitial means space between cells i.e. corneal stroma which lies between the epithelium and the endothelium. Keratitis means corneal inflammation.

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Hi First of all , I will describe my situation . My right eye needs a corneal transplantation surgery and my left eye has very low vision . The...

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Assuming that you have had no prior transplant, the first question I would ask is why you have blood vessels growing into your cornea. BV's are an...

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i am being treated for a corneal ulcer of the left eye by a corneal specialist. something got into my eye while i was cutting my lawn on a windy...

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I reviewed your history. It seems from the history that you are having corneal ulcer and you are on treatment...

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I have shingles and have experience tremendous pressure and pain due (what my optomologist) believes is pressure from my shingles developing in my...

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Shingles occur due to herpes zoster virus which gets reactivated to affect the dermatome of neck and face when the immune system of the body comes...

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i am being treated for a corneal ulcer of the left eye by a corneal specialist. something got into my eye while i was cutting my lawn on a windy...

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I have shingles and have experience tremendous pressure and pain due (what my optomologist) believes is pressure from my shingles developing in my...

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Hi First of all , I will describe my situation . My right eye needs a corneal transplantation surgery and my left eye has very low vision . The...

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