My eye hurts

Subepithelial infiltrates (SEI). SEIs generally occur after viral keratitis, but are also found in blepharitis and contact lens-related hypersensitivity.   White blood cells from the limbal vasculature are drawn into the…

Contact Lens Overwear

Overwearing your contact lens can cause serious problems with corneal health.   Note the blood vessels growing onto the cornea, caused by lack of oxygen.  The white areas represent inflammation.…

A Lasik Complication

The total incidence of epithelial ingrowth was 4.7%. The incidence after primary treatment was 3.9%. The incidence after enhancement was 12.8%. Epithelial cells may be implanted in the interface either…

Contact Lens Overwear

Many enjoy the convenience and vision of contact lens wear.   However, contact lenses can cause lack of adequate oxygen to the cornea.    Symptoms include light sensitivity, tearing, feeling sand in…