Traumatic epithelial downgrowth after radial keratotomy.

A 40-year-old white man who had radial keratotomy (RK) in both eyes in 1993 experienced pain, extreme photophobia, and mild loss of uncorrected visual acuity in the right eye after being struck by a nail. The patient presented with a small, deep stromal lesion and was initially treated with a variety of antibiotic regimens without improvement in the lesion… CONTINUE READING