Keratitis could be a condition during which the eye's tissue layer, the front a part of the attention, becomes inflamed. The condition is commonly marked by moderate to intense pain and requently involves any of the subsequent symptoms: pain, impaired sight, photophobia, red eye and a 'gritty' sensation.
Treatment of Keratitis depends on the cause of the keratitis. Infectious keratitis can progress rapidly, and generally requires urgent antibacterial, antifungal, or antiviral therapy to eliminate the pathogen. Antibacterial solutions include levofloxacin, gatifloxacin, moxifloxacin, ofloxacin.
In Italy 81–93% of the population has been exposed to HSV type 1 (HSV-1). 10% of the population has been exposed to HSV type 2 (HSV-2). In this total 10% 1–5% of the people are female and the remaining half are male. Ongoing Research is being done at Keratitis Centers