- Keratopathy symptoms
- Keratopathy reasons
- Treatment of the Keratopathy
Keratopathy is, as a rule, chronic noninflammatory diseases which cornerstone disbolism in a cornea or in all organism is. The reasons of dystrophies of a cornea are various. Allocate primary and secondary to a keratopathy.
Keratopathy are shown by its hypostasis, a thickening, opacification. At the same time the patient complains of pain, feeling of a foreign body in an eye, a photophobia, dacryagogue. Over time these symptoms can be weakened in connection with decrease in sensitivity of a cornea. In process of progressing of a disease visual acuity decreases.
Primary a keratopathy often are the chronic, heredo-familial, genetically caused disease. Oniobychno bilateral, that is develop on both eyes, begin at children's or youthful age, gradually (sometimes very slowly) progress, leading to disturbance of transparency of a cornea, and as a result – to deterioration in sight.
Secondary a keratopathy arise as a complication of eye operations, and also inflammations, injuries, cornea burns. Unlike primary, at a secondary keratopathy one eye which was affected by an adverse factor usually gets sick; under the influence of medical actions there can occur recovery.
Treatment of the Keratopathy:
Treatment of keratopatiya consists in prescription of medicines (drops, ointments), improving food of a cornea, increasing its transparency (vitamins, biogenic stimulators, resorptional drugs), antibacterial agents. Sometimes carrying medical contact lenses gives effect. In the hard, far come cases the keratoplasty (keratoplasty) is carried out.