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Four hundred leprosy patients comprising of 140 lepromatous leprosy, 72 borderline and 188 tuberculoid leprosy patients were examined for corneal hypoaesthesia. Among them, 25 cases of lepromatous, 4 of borderline and 21 tuberculoid patients showed corneal hypoaesthesia. Upper temporal corneal area was most frequently affected. Stress is laid on health education and timely intervention.