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ALLMedicine™ Bacterial Keratitis Center

Research & Reviews  143 results

Multidrug-resistant keratitis: challenging yet manageable.
The British Journal of Ophthalmology; Sahoo S, Alluri H et. al.

Mar 30th, 2022 - To study the incidence, clinical features and outcomes of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacterial keratitis. All cases of MDR-bacterial keratitis presenting to our institute over a period of 2 years were retrospectively analysed. Details of risk facto...

Microorganisms and Antibiotic Resistance of Bacterial Keratitis at a Rural County Hospi...
Eye & Contact Lens; Lorente Pascua J, García Bernal A et. al.

Mar 26th, 2022 - To review the incidence, resistance patterns, and management of bacterial keratitis during the past 4 years. We retrospectively reviewed the clinical records of microbiological isolates from patients with a clinical diagnosis of bacterial keratiti...

Outcomes of amoebic, fungal, and bacterial keratitis: A retrospective cohort study.
PloS One; Moe CA, Lalitha P et. al.

Feb 17th, 2022 - Acanthamoeba keratitis is challenging to treat and thought to result in poor outcomes, but very few comparative studies exist to assess whether ulcers caused by Acanthamoeba are worse than those caused by bacteria or fungus. In a retrospective coh...

Utility of investigation for suspected microbial keratitis: a diagnostic accuracy study.
Eye (London, England); Tuft S, Bunce C et. al.

Feb 2nd, 2022 - The true disease status of a population with suspected microbial keratitis (MK) cannot be verified. There is not an accurate (gold) reference standard to confirm infection and inter-test comparisons of sensitivity and specificity therefore lead to...

Bilateral corneal perforation caused by neurotrophic keratopathy associated with lepros...
BMC Ophthalmology; Iraha S, Kondo S et. al.

Jan 31st, 2022 - Neurotrophic keratopathy (NK) is a rare degenerative corneal disease caused by damage to the trigeminal nerve. We hereby describe a severe case with bilateral corneal perforation due to leprosy (Hansen's disease)-associated NK. An 89-year-old man ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Bacterial Keratitis Preferred Practice Pattern®.
Ophthalmology Lin A, Rhee MK et. al.

Oct 28th, 2018 - Bacterial Keratitis Preferred Practice Pattern®.|2018|Lin A,Rhee MK,Akpek EK,Amescua G,Farid M,|organization & administration,therapeutic use,isolation & purification,diagnosis,drug therapy,microbiology,diagnosis,drug therapy,microbiology,organiza...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Prospective, Randomized Multi-Center Study of Using the Hyper-CL™ Lens in Subjects Suffering From Bacterial Keratitis

Nov 30th, 2021 - The Hyper-CL™ Therapeutic soft contact lenses for short-term wear (up to 7 days) are indicated for therapeutic use to promote corneal healing and relieve corneal pain by protecting the cornea during the treatment of acute or chronic pathologies, s...

Crosslinking in Infectious Keratitis

Jul 20th, 2021 - The spectrum of bacterial keratitis can also be influenced by geographic and climatic factors. The treatment usually consist of Topical administered antibiotics .the emergence of multidrug-resistant bacteria is a concern that might complicate the ...

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News  11 results

Risk Factors, Outcomes, and Prognosis of Bacterial Keratitis

Sep 3rd, 2021 - According to a study published in  Frontiers in Medicine,  bacterial keratitis (BK) is a significant ocular morbidity in the UK, which not only affects visual outcomes but also increases the health care burden, as hospitalisation is often required...

High-Dose Steroids: Worth the Risk in Bacterial Keratitis?

Apr 9th, 2019 - As eye care physicians, we often encounter corneal infections in our patients. Fortunately, most of these infections are mild, respond quickly to standard topical antibiotic treatment alone, and resolve without significant corneal scarring or decr...

The Best Tx for Fungal Keratitis: Ophthalmology Times

Jun 27th, 2017 - One expert discusses the importance of improving diagnosis and treatment options for nonresponsive bacterial keratitis. A new oral formulation of itraconazole decreased tumor size in patients with basal cell carcinoma nevus syndrome, according to ...

Treating Bacterial Keratitis in Developing Countries

Jan 12th, 2017 - Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial of Povidone-Iodine 1.25% Solution Versus Topical Antibiotics for Treatment of Bacterial Keratitis Isenberg SJ, Apt L, Valenton M, et al Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print] Corneal scarring is ...

A Cloudy and Painful Eye

Sep 8th, 2016 - Case Diagnosis On the basis of this patient's ocular history (ie, ocular rubbing and allergies), acute onset of pain, and presence of corneal edema with bullae, the correct diagnosis is acute corneal hydrops. Acute corneal hydrops are sequelae of ...

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