Treatment of recalcitrant recurrent corneal erosions with inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinase-9, doxycycline and corticosteroids.

@article{Dursun2001TreatmentOR,
  title={Treatment of recalcitrant recurrent corneal erosions with inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinase-9, doxycycline and corticosteroids.},
  author={Dilek Dursun and Min Chul Kim and Abraham Solomon and Stephen Carl Pflugfelder},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2001},
  volume={132 1},
  pages={8-13}
}
PURPOSE To review the efficacy of inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinase-9, corticosteroids, and doxycycline for treatment of recalcitrant recurrent corneal erosion. METHODS Retrospective, clinic-based, interventional case series. The medical records of seven consecutive patients who were treated between January 1995 to January 2000 for recurrent corneal erosion who had not responded to conventional therapy were reviewed. Treatment of seven eyes of seven patients consisted of oral doxycycline… CONTINUE READING
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