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Fungal Eye Infections
Fungal Eye Infections
The reason we are not plagued by fungal eye infections most of the time is that the tears that bathe our eyes are full of substances that repel fungal spores but fungi…...
Herpes Infections in the Eye
Herpes Infections in the Eye
When the Herpes simplex virus infects the eye, it only multiplies in the surface layer of cells, in the cornea. When the cornea is infected, it leads to a condition…...
Shingles in the Eye
Shingles in the Eye
Shingles can be very distressing, causing a large outbreak of spots along the body. Often, if affects the face and head, erupting at the side of the face and on the…...
Symptoms and Causes of Keratitis
Symptoms and Causes of Keratitis
For various reasons, injury, illness and infection, the cornea of the eye can become sore and inflamed. This is known as keratitis, and it has a wide range of causes....
Toxocariasis and the Eye
Toxocariasis and the Eye
Toxocariasis is a parasitic infection caused by the round worms that can infect dogs and cats. The parasite is passed from the faeces of a domestic dog or domestic cat…...
What is Trachomatis?
What is Trachomatis?
Trachomatis describes a type of Chlamydia, a bacterium that causes a sexually transmitted infection; few people realise that it is also the leading cause of…...
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