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Question:
Once I have lost vision from bacterial keratitis will it ever return?

Answer:
It is possible that bacterial keratitis can damage the cornea leaving a permanent scar or irregular astigmatism, both of which can result in loss of vision. This can improve over time or it may be permanent. If significant enough it can be treated with a corneal transplant.

Answered by: Gary Hirshfield, MDDr. Gary Hirshfield

Categories: Eye Diseases

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Answered: Sep 01, 2013

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