aureus is the most common bacteria causing contact lens-related keratitis
The investigators also found an elevated risk of a keratitis
diagnosis among patients with mild AD (hazard ratio, 1.
Other causes of infectious keratitis
None of the patients in both groups were found to have infectious keratitis
during the re-epithelialisation after the CXL.
associate professor of ophthalmology and anatomy and cell biology in the School of Medicine at Wayne State University, Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA)-induced keratitis
is among the fastest developing and destructive diseases of the cornea which causes visual impairment and blindness across the world.
To study the incidence of viral keratitis
in hospital based population and its relation to age, sex, and occupation
Keyword: Bacterial keratitis
, corneal collagen crosslinking, ultraviolet-A/riboflavin
In a study from South India, corneal injury was identified as a cause of infective keratitis
Spectrum of Bacterial Keratitis
at a Tertiary Eye Care Centre in India.
Sufferers of microbial keratitis
currently undergo a corneal transplant where doctors remove all or part of a damaged cornea and replace it with healthy donor tissue.
CL wear has been repeatedly described as the most important predisposing factor to microbial keratitis
Conjunctivitis may be either primary or secondary to other ocular diseases including primary keratitis
, periocular diseases, keratitis
, orbital disease, blepharitis, keratoconjunctivitis, uveitis and glaucoma (Maggs et al.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Keratitis
Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2016" provides an overview of Keratitis
clinical trials scenario.
Ocular complications include uveitis, keratitis
, conjunctivitis, conjunctival edema (chemosis), ocular muscle palsies, scleritis, retinal vascular occlusion and ulceration, scarring and even necrosis of the lids.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 12, 2016-NanoViricides partners with the University of Pittsburgh for ocular testing of drug candidates for herpes keratitis