Mervyn D Ferdinands

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PURPOSE To report five cases of new-onset herpetic eye disease with unusual presentation after ocular surgery. METHODS Herpetic eye disease was suspected in five cases, three after cataract surgery and two after lamellar corneal transplantation surgery. Of these, four cases presented within 2-6 weeks of surgery. The clinical presentation was in the form(More)
Herein, we present the case of a 67-year-old grazier who was bitten by a tiger snake and developed coagulopathy and respiratory distress. The patient required intubation and ventilation in intensive care. There was delayed detection of snake envenomation and administration of antivenom. On extubation several days later, gross external ocular paresis was(More)
PURPOSE Although there have been reports describing the use of 1% voriconazole eye drops in the treatment of fungal infections, little is known about the penetration of voriconazole eye drops into the vitreous humour. The aim of this study was to elucidate if topical application of 1% voriconazole eye drops could reach therapeutic levels in the vitreous(More)
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