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What are the treatment options for keratitis?

Even if your keratitis wasn't caused by bacteria, any cornea damage puts your eye at risk for an infection, so doctors often prescribe antibiotics as an initial treatment. Eye drops will probably also be administered to soothe the eye and treat the specific cause of the keratitis. In very serious cases, a transplant of cornea tissue might be necessary to save your vision.

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