Corneal Ulcer (cont.)
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Seek medical attention from your ophthalmologist immediately for any eye symptoms. Even seemingly minor injuries to your cornea can lead to an ulcer and have devastating consequences, including blindness or loss of the eye.
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This type of corneal ulcer is usually associated with a connective tissue disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Sjögren syndrome, Mooren ulcer, or a systemic vasculitic disorder (eg, systemic lupus erythematosus [SLE], Wegener granulomatosis, polyarteritis nodosa).