Recurrent microbial keratitis in eyes with keratoconjunctivitis sicca with coexisting ocular surface pathology

Abstract

There are three families of flies which cause ophthalmic infestation, i.e. Oestridae, Calliphiride, and Sarcophagidae. Ophthalmomyiasis is usually caused by larvae of the sheep nose botfly (Oestrus ovis) while human botfly (Dermatobia hominis) is less commonly involved. All these flies are oviparous and eject their eggs on necrotic dead tissue, which hatch… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.142608

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