bacterial keratitis

Better diagnosis, treatment options key to nonresponsive bacterial keratitisNew treatment possibilities for nonresponsive bacterial keratitis are continually in development, including molecular-targeted therapy, the cautious use of topical corticosteroids, corneal crosslinking for superficial keratitis, and biologicals, Eduardo C. Alfonso, MD, reported.
Corneal collagen crosslinking may manage superficial microbial keratitisA study published in The British Journal of Ophthalmology found that corneal collagen crosslinking appears to be an effective procedure in the management of superficial microbial keratitis.
Topical corticosteroids early in bacterial keratitis may improve visionResearch from the University of California, San Francisco, found that adding topical corticosteroids two to three days after starting topical antibiotics for the treatment of bacterial keratitis is linked to improved vision, according to a study recently published in JAMA Ophthalmology.