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How viral corneal ulcers due to HSV produce loss of sensation but painful at same time?

HSV= Herpes Simplex Virus So, while reading about HSV keratitis I've come across a confusion, Dendritic ulcers of HSV produce extremely irritating ulcer (Parson 22ed pg180) dendritic ulcers of ...
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measurement of thickness of cornea

Per a NCBI post, the average corneal vertex epithelial thickness in keratoconus was 48.2±5.5 µm and the average cone apex epithelial thickness was 6.1 µm thinner (42.1±4.5 µm) when using OCT. ...
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Is corneal ulcer contagious?

My father is suffering from corneal ulcer. So, I want to know if it is contagious. Materials on the net are not correct, and proposals in the same article (like this) contradict each other. That's why ...
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What causes the cornea to change shape in astigmatism?

I was diagnosed with astigmatism last summer, I've never had any noticeable vision problems before (I'm 20 years old). The shift from fine to terrible happened quite fast. I've visited an eye doctor, ...