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  • scrapings
  • He said there isn't one cookbook approach that will work everywhere, emphasizing the need for specific diagnostics, including culture, cytology, and deep corneal scrapings prior to treatment in order to target the specific trigger and initiate pinpointed treatment. (thehorse.com)
  • veterinary
  • If the ulcer has not healed after two weeks, it is no longer considered routine and some special procedures may be needed and/or a veterinary ophthalmologist may be required. (marvistavet.com)
  • ophthalmologist
  • Because corneal ulcers are a serious problem, you should see your ophthalmologist (a medical doctor who specializes in eye care and surgery). (webmd.com)
  • Your ophthalmologist will be able to detect if you have an ulcer by using a special eye microscope, known as a slit lamp. (webmd.com)
  • ophthalmology
  • Materials and Methods: In this hospitalbased prospective study a total of 310 consecutive corneal ulcer cases att ending the ophthalmology outpatient department of Assam Medical College were enrolled between April 2007 and March 2009. (ebscohost.com)
  • trauma
  • Central ulcers are typically caused by trauma, dry eye, or exposure from facial nerve paralysis or exophthalmos . (wikipedia.org)
  • contact lenses
  • People who wear expired soft contact lenses or wear disposable contact lenses for an extended period (including overnight) are at an increased risk for developing corneal ulcers. (healthline.com)
  • If you wear contact lenses, safe handling, storage and cleaning of your lenses are key steps to reduce your risk of a corneal ulcer. (aao.org)