Use eye drops or ointments as advised. If the inflammation is due to
an injury or a blow, cold compress and complete rest are very helpful.
Rest in a dim light if the eyes have been hurt by exposure to snow.
Corneal Ulcer is an inflammation of the corneal layer of the eye. It is observed as a white spot on the cornea.
Prevention and Precautions
Avoid corneal injury which can be caused in various ways: a foreign body like sand or metal particles, fire works, gulal or coloured water during holi festival watery discharge from smallpox or herpes-zoster, and heavy smoking,etc. Eye infection can be due to trachoma, dipthertic conjunctivitis, gonorrheal ophthalmia and lack of lacrymation.Mental tension can cause inflammative glaucoma which, in turn, brings ulcer formation on the cornea. Always keep the eyes clean and moist.
Consult an eye specialist in the early stage.
This is an uncommon conjunctival disease which attacks both the eyes and lasts for many seasons in weak children (mostly male). A bluish white film is observed around cornea with a mild inflammation of the conjunctiva. There is a feverish sensation, lacrymation. Itching and photophobia.