Fluoroquinolone and fortified antibiotics for treating bacterial corneal ulcers.

  title={Fluoroquinolone and fortified antibiotics for treating bacterial corneal ulcers.},
  author={Nibaran Gangopadhyay and M. Daniell and L M Weih and Hugh R Taylor},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={84 4},
AIM To compare the clinical efficacy of commercially available fluoroquinolone drops with the use of combined fortified antibiotics (tobramycin 1.3%-cefazolin 5%) in treatment of bacterial corneal ulcer. METHODS The medical records of 140 patients with a diagnosis of bacterial corneal ulcer who were admitted to the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia between January 1993 and December 1997 were reviewed retrospectively. Final outcome and results of 138 ulcer episodes… CONTINUE READING
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