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Bacterial Corneal Ulcer
Bacterial Corneal Ulcer
Bacterial Corneal Ulcer

The top image shows a bacterial corneal ulcer with opacity (lack of transparency) of the cornea and reddening of the conjunctiva. A layer of pus lies inside the eye at the very bottom of the iris. The bottom image shows improvement after 1 week of antibiotic eye drops.

Images courtesy of Sadeer Hannush, MD.

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