Articles categorized under "Cornea and External Disease"

Diseases of the eyelids, ocular surface and cornea.

How to Instill Eyedrops

Infections, inflammation, glaucoma, and many other eye disorders often are treated with medicated eyedrops. It is important to remember that... View Article

Corneal Topography

Corneal topography is a computer-assisted procedure used to measure the curvature of the cornea, the clear front window of the... View Article

Corneal ulcers

Corneal ulcers, or keratitis, can form due to trauma to the cornea, eyelid disease, severe dry eye, fungus, herpes simplex... View Article

Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis

Giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC) is an inflammation of the inner surface of the eyelids, most frequently associated with contact lens... View Article

Tanning Beds

Tanning beds produce high levels of ultraviolet (UV) light, which can tan the skin but can also burn the cornea,... View Article


Chalazión es una hinchazón del párpado causada por la inflamación de alguna de las glándulas productoras de grasa que se... View Article