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1

Corneal Abrasion

- SPK
- Bacterial or marginal Keratitis (more inflammatory signs)
- Herpatic keratitis or Neurotrophic Keratopathy
(minimal pain)

2

Acanthomoeba Keratitis

- HSV Keratitis
- CL related conditions
- Fungal Keratitis

In: very rare

3

Actinic Keratitis

- BCC - sclerosing type
- SCC of the lid
- Seborrheic keratosis
Aka: Solar keratosis, sunspots
In:Uncommon but prevalent in fair skinned elderly

4

Acute allergic blepharoconjunctivitis

- Preseptal or orbital cellulitis

In:Uncommon

5

Adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis

- Molluscum contagiosum
- Clamydial conjunctivitis
- Granular dystrophy
- HSK

In:common

6

Aniridia

- Iridocorneal dysgenesis
- Trauma
- Iridocorneal endotheliopathy ICE

In:VeryRare

7

Atopic keratoconjunctivitis AKC

- VKC
- Trachoma

In:Rare

8

Bacterial conjunctivitis

- Gonococcal keratoconjunctivitis
- Adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis

In:Common

9

Bacterial Keratitis

- Fungal keratitis
- HSK
- Acanthomoeba keratitis
- Marginal keratitis

In:Uncommon outside of risk group

10

Band Keratopathy

Rarely confused

In:Uncommon

11

Basal cell carcinoma BCC

- Chalazion
- SCC
- Blepharitis Ant
- Actinic keratosis
- keratoacanthoma

In:Uncommon

12

Bell's palsy

- Ectropion
- Entropion

In: Uncommon

13

Blepharitis - anterior

- Blepharitis posterior
- BCC
- SCC
- Sebaceous cell carcinoma
- Dry eye syndrome

In: Very Common

14

Blepharitis posterior

- Blepharitis ant
- BCC
- SCC
- Sebaceous cell carcinoma
- Dry eye syndrome

In: Common

15

Bullous Keratopathy

- Fuchs' dystrophy
- Endothelial disease

In: Uncommon

16

Canaliculitis

- Dacryocystitis

In: Very rare

17

Caruncular cyst

- normal raised Caruncular tissue

In: Very rare