Ocular toxicity of subconjunctival gentamicin.

  title={Ocular toxicity of subconjunctival gentamicin.},
  author={Kenneth E. Green and James M. Chapman and L T Cheeks},
  journal={Lens and eye toxicity research},
  volume={9 3-4},
The subconjunctival injection of commercial gentamicin, given either as a single dose or as repeated injections, caused a hyperemic conjunctival response. Simultaneously there was a toxic myopathy induced in the extraocular muscles. The overall response, followed with light microscopy, occurred as a focal infiltrate of polymorphonuclear leukocytes with… CONTINUE READING