keratoconjunctivitis

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ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

 (kĕr′ə-tō-kən-jŭngk′tə-vī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva.
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Noun1.keratoconjunctivitis - inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Keratoconjunctivitis

ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

n. queratoconjuntivitis, infl. de la córnea y la conjuntiva.
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And among the reports that included the term "ulcer" or "keratitis," which is an inflammation of the cornea, more than a quarter included a modifiable factor associated with an increased risk for contact lens-related infections, such as sleeping in contact lenses or poor contact lens hygiene.
Sustained exposure can even lead to painful, sunburn-like inflammation of the cornea at the front of the eye and potential sight-threatening conditions in the future.