Epidemiology and visual outcomes in patients with infectious scleritis.

  title={Epidemiology and visual outcomes in patients with infectious scleritis.},
  author={Kelly L Hodson and Anat Galor and Carol Lynn Karp and Janet L. Davis and Thomas A Albini and Victor L. Perez and Darlene M Miller and Richard K Forster},
  volume={32 4},
PURPOSE To describe the epidemiology of patients with infectious scleritis and identify factors associated with poor visual prognosis. METHODS Retrospective review of inciting factors, causative organisms, and visual outcomes of patients with infectious scleritis. RESULTS Fifty-five patients (56 eyes) with confirmed infectious scleritis were included. The median time from inciting event to scleritis symptoms was 1.9 months. Eyes with a history of pterygium surgery had a longer time from… CONTINUE READING
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