HOW TO MANAGE A CORNEAL ULCER: FROM THE LOST ART OF CULTURING TO THE TECHNOLOGY OF TODAY

Title HOW TO MANAGE A CORNEAL ULCER: FROM THE LOST ART OF CULTURING TO THE TECHNOLOGY OF TODAY
Author, Co-Author William Kusek
Topic Residents Day
Year
2016
Day
Saturday
Program Number
R2016101
Room
Ballroom A-B
Affiliation
Marshall B Ketchum University Southern California College of Optometry
Abstract

62 y/o male presents with a central corneal ulcer after over-wearing & swimming in soft hydrogel lenses. Culturing revealed Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Management included Pentacam & OCT imaging, topical & oral antibiotics, and topical steroids.

Affiliation of Co-Authors
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