November 13, 2014
8:01 am

Nearly one million doctor visits for eye infections annually in US – Press Release

Each year, Americans make nearly a million doctor visits for eye infections, resulting in $175 million in direct health care costs, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has estimated in the first study of its kind. Keratitis, an infection of the cornea, causes pain and inflammation and can lead to blindness in severe cases.


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The original publication date for this article is November 13, 2014 1:01 pm

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