Inflammation of the cornea (the transparent part of the front eyeball). Is usually takes the form of a corneal ulcer and can arise from injury, infection, or contact with a chemical. Symptoms include excessive watering and pain of the eye, photophobia (unusually sensitivity to light), and blurred vision.
Noninfective keratitis is treated by keeping the afflicted eye covered up until it is healed. Drugs like antibiotics can be administered to treat infective keratitis.