A fun­gal in­fec­tion af­fect­ing a layer of tis­sue within the cornea, DSA of­ten oc­curs in the wake of a su­per­fi­cial abra­sion to the sur­face of the eye.

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A fun­gal in­fec­tion af­fect­ing a layer of tis­sue within the cornea , DSA of­ten oc­curs in the wake of a su­per­fi­cial abra­sion to the sur­face of the eye. “They seem to sim­mer for days to weeks, be­come painful and can take months to heal with med­i­cal and/ or sur­gi­cal ther­apy,” says Dennis Brooks, DVM, PhD. “They are the most com­mon rea­son for corneal trans­plants in the horse.”

The in­fec­tion is found in many warm cli­mates, but a par­tic­u­larly ag­gres­sive form oc­curs in sub­trop­i­cal

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