People with eyelid disorders, cold sores, and who wear contact lenses are at risk of developing corneal ulcers. Eyes are very susceptible to irritation from contact lenses, especially if the lenses are not handled safely, stored correctly, or cleaned properly.

Other causes of corneal ulcers include:

fungi
parasites
viruses
dry eyes
allergies
widespread infection
abrasions or burns to the cornea
Bell’s palsy

Speak to an optometrist should you experience any symptoms. Visit your nearest Peermed Healthcare Centre as we are always happy to SEE you 

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