Fungal keratitis is an infection of the cornea the clear dome covering the colored part of the eye that is caused by a fungus. Some fungi that have been known to commonly cause fungal keratitis include 1 . If you experience any of these symptoms, remove your contact lenses if you wear them and call your eye doctor right away. Fungal keratitis is a very rare condition, but if left untreated, it can become serious and result in vision loss or blindness. Fusarium and Aspergillus species live in the environment 2. Candida species normally live on human skin and on the protective lining inside the body called the mucous membrane. Fungal keratitis is most common in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world, but can also occur in areas of the world with milder temperatures 3.
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