What are the possible complications of corneal ulcer and ulcerative keratitis?

Updated: Aug 05, 2019
  • Author: Jesse Borke, MD, FACEP, FAAEM; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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The complications of corneal ulcer can be devastating. Corneal perforation, although rare, can occur. Corneal scarring may develop, resulting in partial or complete loss of vision. Anterior and posterior synechiae, glaucoma, and cataracts also can develop.

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