Issue 1.3 : Microbial Keratitis, Volume 1: Ocular Surface Diseases

Reference Article – Microbial Keratitis

1: A Austin: Update on the Management of Infectious Keratitis › article › pdf – 2017 – Cited by 68 – Related articles

This is a detailed, in depth analysis of various therapeutic regimen emplyed in the management of Bacterial, Viral & Fungal Keratitis.

A very useful read.

It highlights the he randomized controlled Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial (MUTT) I, MUTT II , The Herpetic Eye Disease Study (HEDS) I , HEDS II trial.

2: Michelle Lee White, M.D., M.P.H., and James Chodosh, M.D., M.P.H. Massachusetts …Herpes Simplex Virus Keratitis: A Treatment Guideline.[PDF]Herpes Simplex Virus Keratitis – › Assets › hsv-keratitis-treatment-guideline-harvard-pdf. Jun 12, 2014

3: Sharma, Savitri, Sujata Das, Ajoy Virdi, Merle Fernandes, Srikant K. Sahu, Nagendra Kumar Koday, Md Hasnat Ali, Prashant Garg, and Swapna R. Motukupally. “Re-Appraisal of Topical 1% Voriconazole and 5% Natamycin in the Treatment of Fungal Keratitis in a Randomised Trial.” The British Journal of Ophthalmology 99 (9): 1190–95. 2015.

4: Namrata Sharma, Prakashchand Agarwal, Rajesh Sinha, Jeewan S Titiyal, Thirumurthy Velpandian, Rasik B Vajpayee Evaluation of intrastromal voriconazole injection in recalcitrant deep fungal keratitis: case series Br J Ophthalmol 2011;95:1735e1737.

5: Prajna, N. Venkatesh, Naveen Radhakrishnan, Prajna Lalitha, Ariana Austin, Kathryn J. Ray, Jeremy D. Keenan, Travis C. Porco, Thomas M. Lietman, and Jennifer Rose-Nussbaumer. “Cross-Linking–Assisted Infection Reduction: A Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating the Effect of Adjuvant Cross-Linking on Outcomes in Fungal Keratitis.” Ophthalmology, September. 2019.

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