People at risk for corneal ulcers include:
• Contact lens wearers
• People who have or have had cold sores, chicken pox or shingles
• People who use steroid eyedrops
• People with dry eye
• People with eyelid disorders that prevent proper functioning of the eyelid
• People who suffer injury or burns to the cornea
If you wear contact lenses, safe handling, storage and cleaning of your lenses are key steps to reduce your risk of a corneal ulcer. Learn how to safely take care of your contact lenses.
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