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Eye Infections - Causes, Protection, Cures

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How does such a sensitive organ protect itself against such common infections?
What could compromise the eye's ability to protect itself from such infections?
What are the main causes for fungal eye infections?
Why is an immunocompromised host more likely to get a fungal eye infection?
What are the preventive and curative methods to overcome such eye infections in an immunocompromised host?

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1. The eye is well protected from infection by the conjunctiva and the corneal epithelium. In addition, the tear film contains antimicrobials while the tear flow itself tends to wash away pathogens.
2. Injury to the eye can cause the ...

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Overview on infections of the eye.

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