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... I had a chronic corneal erosion from a cut from a paper bag for 5 years until I was cured by “accident”. I do not recommend my “accidental cure” to anyone but want you to know it is possible to be cured. Like you, my doctor had me lubricating my eye. It would get better for a short time, and then it would come back, presumably because the eye forms a “scab” that gets... (2 replies)
... So hopefully in a week I will have new prescription eye glasses. I have not had a corneal erosion in a month, so I would assume I'm safe on that, provided I use my drops and gels. ... (2 replies)
... This is my first post. I have been reading post from members who have had PTK from corneal erosion. I had PTK surgery 3 weeks ago. ... (2 replies)

... I have been dealing with recurrent corneal erosion for 11 years. ... (125 replies)
... Is it possible it is unrelated to Corneal erosion? ... (125 replies)
... One post expressed concern about being on antibiotics. But, here's the thing, the recommended dose for corneal erosion is VERY small. I take two 20 mg tablets a day of Doxycycline, that's it. ... (125 replies)
... y going well for me at this time and I'm glad I did the PTK and should have done it years ago. One would wonder if there are differences between PTK and PRK for corneal erosion sufferers or if it is more on the expertise of the doctor. ... (125 replies)
... Hi, pengworm79. It sounds like you have good doctors, who are doing all of the right things. Since your recurring corneal erosion is from an injury, there is no reason to think that you will have the problem for the rest of your life. ... (13 replies)
... I've been reading some of another thread about recurring corneal erosion. A couple of days before this Thanksgiving my baby son scrached my cornea with his fingernail. ... (13 replies)
... long healing process with a corneal erosion. I felt awful for him, as he described the pain as being like someone stabbing him in the eye. ... (125 replies)
... Judy, your update is greatly appreciated. As terrible as the recurrent corneal erosion cycle is, it can be manageable, and, as you point out, we can take steps to make it better. Like you, my erosions hit two hours into sleep, during REM. ... (125 replies)
... The only other things I can think of if you want to avoid surgery are Dehydrex trial drops for corneal erosion. ... (125 replies)
... A question Am I right in thinking Corneal Erosion is Corneal Ulcer? ... (125 replies)
Corneal erosion +
Jul 26, 2006
... On this board, in this forum, there are probably over a thousand posts on RCE, or Reoccuring Corneal Erosion. ... (4 replies)
Corneal erosion +
Jul 21, 2006
... t the day. It seems ridiculous to me that I should have to drink even more now. I am beginning to think something else is going on with me and that perhaps the corneal erosion problem is just a symptom of something greater. ... (4 replies)
Corneal Erosion
Feb 16, 2006
... fferent that this new doctor is doing than what you have already been doing. Also, if your doctor says Doxycycline will not help you then either you do not have corneal erosion or your doctor is wrong or both. I say both because Doxycycline helps with corneal erosion and a number of other corneal surface problems. ... (56 replies)
Corneal Erosion
Feb 15, 2006
... antibiotics do not produce this effect. The point here is that doxycycline seems to be the antibiotic of choice for many "occular surface" problems and not just corneal erosion so it may help you. Also, I have now read recommended dosages of 100 mg once or twice daily. ... (56 replies)
Corneal Erosion
Feb 15, 2006
... Almost forgot said: "Do you relate to the rapid blinking, watering, swollen lids, eye looks dead an shutting?" Actually, we do..but only when there is an erosion. It sounds like with you it's more of a "slow progression" that sort of increases and gets worse and worse as the day goes on. RCES is more of an "instant thing" that usually occurs in the morning and is... (56 replies)
Corneal Erosion
Feb 14, 2006
... Zymar is not going to do you any good for RCES except to get rid of an infection. How will Zymar help corneal erosion? ... (56 replies)
Corneal Erosion
Feb 8, 2006
... Steve - I know there are several threads here at the healthboards on "dry eye syndrome" It's very different than RCES in that with RCES (recurrent corneal erosion syndrome) the pain almost always occurs upon awakening. In general, with RCES the epithelial cells "slough off" or "erode away." Often, what happens is one may sleep with their eyes just slightly open which has a... (56 replies)

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