The causes of corneal diseases are varied, as too are the individual diseases or disorders themselves. Thus, there are no common causes.
However, some of the risk factors associated with corneal diseases are hereditary, that is, a genetic condition passed down by your parents may be the cause. Trauma and infections can also be a precursor to corneal diseases.
Secondary causes include:
Other eye diseases that may affect the cornea Autoimmune diseases Growths Tumors