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Table 2 Distribution of causes of corneal blindness

From: Prevalence of infectious keratitis in Central China

Corneal diseases Blindness in one eye Blindness in two eyes Blindness in at least one eye
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Infectious corneal diseases 23 (82.1) 1 (3.6) 24 (85.7)
Pterygium-related diseases 1 (3.6) 0 (0) 1 (3.6)
Traumatic corneal scar 1 (3.6) 0 (0) 1 (3.6)
Unknown corneal opacity 1 (3.6) 1 (3.6) 2 (7.1)
Total 26 (92.9) 2 (7.1) 28 (100.0)
  1. The infectious corneal disease ranked first among causes of corneal blindness, accounting for 85.7%.