keratoconjunctivitis

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keratoconjunctivitis

[¦ker·əd·ō·kən‚jəŋk·tə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
Concurrent inflammation of the cornea and the conjunctiva. Also known as shipyard eye.
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KERATOSCLERITIS (inflammation of the cornea and sclera; Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary)
The herpes simplex virus may also cause keratitis, which is an inflammation of the cornea, or keratocon-junctivitis, which is inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva.
* Management, prevention or cure of infection and inflammation of the cornea
In particular, ask about the key "RSVP" symptoms--redness, sensitivity to light, visual changes, and pain--that indicate inflammation of the cornea.
YOUR cat could have conjunctivitis (inflammation of the conjunctival membrane that lines the front of the eye) and possibly keratitis (inflammation of the cornea).