Orbital cellulitis

Orbital cellulitis is a sudden (acute) infection of the tissues around the eye. It affects the eyelids, eyebrow, and cheek.

Eye anatomy

The cornea is the clear layer covering the front of the eye. The cornea works with the lens of the eye to focus images on the retina.

Causes

Symptoms

Exams and Tests

Treatment

Outlook (Prognosis)

Possible Complications

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Prevention