Contact Lens Induced Corneal Ulcer Management in a Tertiary Eye Unit in Oman - A descriptive study.

@article{Shah2008ContactLI,
  title={Contact Lens Induced Corneal Ulcer Management in a Tertiary Eye Unit in Oman - A descriptive study.},
  author={Rikin Shah and Manali Shah and Rajiv B. Khandekar and Abdulatif Al-Raisi},
  journal={Sultan Qaboos University medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={283-90}
}
OBJECTIVES The corneal disease is a priority problem in Oman. We present patients with contact lens (CL) induced severe keratitis, admitted in the corneal unit of Al Nahdha Hospital in Oman. METHODS The study was conducted in 2005-2006. Ophthalmologists examined the eyes using slit lamp bio-microscope. Visual acuity was noted using Snellen's distance vision chart. Specimens of corneal scraping and CLs were sent for culture and sensitivity tests. Patients with severe keratitis were admitted… CONTINUE READING