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Ami Shah Vira, MD

Ami Shah Vira, MD (Ophthalmology)

Dr. Shah Vira grew up in Arizona. She moved to Chicago to complete a combined engineering and medical program at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Chicago Medical School. She completed a highly competitive two year dual fellowship in Neuro-ophthalmology and Oculoplastic at the highly regarded Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Shah Vira specializes in surgical correction of the eyelids and eyebrows, eyelid malposition and tumors, excessive tearing, and conditions involving the orbit.

Masashi Mimura, MD

Masashi Mimura, MD (Ophthalmology)

Dr. Mimura Graduated from the Osaka Medical College and obtained his ophthalmologist certification in 2007. He opened an outpatient clinic for oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery at Osaka Kaijo Hospital. Subsequently, he was appointed as the assistant professor at the Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka Medical College, in 2014. He then served an international fellowship at the Department of Ophthalmology/Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, California State University, San Diego. Since then, he has been appointed as Lecturer in the Departments of Ophthalmology at Osaka Medical College and Toho University Medical Center Sakura Hospital. Dr. Mimura is currently the Director of Oculofacial Clinic Osaka, where he specializes in Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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  • A red spot on my eye

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  • Subconjunctival hemorrhage

  • Red, painful, or itchy eye

  • Bleeding from the white part of the eye (the sclera)

  • Blood in the white part of the eye

  • Bleeding from right eye

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What is Corneal Injury?

Corneal damage is an injury to the cornea, which is the transparent tissue covering the front of the eye.

Typical Symptoms of Corneal Injury

  • Eye redness

  • Experiencing an increase in tear production

  • Bloodshot eyes

  • Eye pain

  • Eyes are red, itchy or painful

  • Blind spots or blind areas in vision

  • Irritability / bad mood

  • Red patches in the white of my eyes

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Corneal Injury

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Do you have redness on the white part of your eyes?

  • Have you noticed an increase in your tear production?

  • Do you have bloodshot (red) eyes?

  • Do your eyes hurt?

  • Are your eyes red, painful, or itchy?

Treatmentof Corneal Injury

Treatment involves antibiotic eye drops or ointment to prevent infection, eye drops for lubrication, and oral painkillers if needed. Penetrating or central corneal damage may require surgery

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References

  • Anterior Segment Trauma: Evaluation, Considerations and Initial Management - American Academy of Ophthalmology

    https://eyewiki.aao.org/Anterior_Segment_Trauma:_Evaluation,_Considerations_and_Initial_Management

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Reviewed By:

Ami Shah Vira, MD

Ami Shah Vira, MD (Ophthalmology)

Dr. Shah Vira grew up in Arizona. She moved to Chicago to complete a combined engineering and medical program at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Chicago Medical School. She completed a highly competitive two year dual fellowship in Neuro-ophthalmology and Oculoplastic at the highly regarded Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Shah Vira specializes in surgical correction of the eyelids and eyebrows, eyelid malposition and tumors, excessive tearing, and conditions involving the orbit.

Masashi Mimura, MD

Masashi Mimura, MD (Ophthalmology)

Dr. Mimura Graduated from the Osaka Medical College and obtained his ophthalmologist certification in 2007. He opened an outpatient clinic for oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery at Osaka Kaijo Hospital. Subsequently, he was appointed as the assistant professor at the Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka Medical College, in 2014. He then served an international fellowship at the Department of Ophthalmology/Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, California State University, San Diego. Since then, he has been appointed as Lecturer in the Departments of Ophthalmology at Osaka Medical College and Toho University Medical Center Sakura Hospital. Dr. Mimura is currently the Director of Oculofacial Clinic Osaka, where he specializes in Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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