Corneal ulceration and perforation with ketorolac tromethamine (Acular) use after PRK.

@article{Mian2006CornealUA,
  title={Corneal ulceration and perforation with ketorolac tromethamine (Acular) use after PRK.},
  author={Shahzad I Mian and Anjali K. Gupta and Roberto Pineda},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={232-4}
}
PURPOSE To report a case of corneal ulceration and perforation after PRK connected with high doses of ketorolac tromethamine (Acula). METHODS A 31-year-old man presented 5 days after PRK in the left eye with corneal ulceration and perforation requiring penetrating keratoplasty. The patient admitted to using Acular every hour, ciprofloxocin every hour, and prednisolone acetate 1% QID postoperatively. RESULTS Laboratory tests, including corneal cultures, were normal. A diagnosis of corneal… CONTINUE READING