Ophthalmology Book


Corneal Erosion

Aka: Corneal Erosion
  1. Risk Factors
    1. Predisposition to poor Corneal healing
      1. Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy (basement membrane disorder)
    2. Sharp Corneal Abrasion
  2. Management
    1. Keep eye moist to optimize healing
      1. Day: Preservative free artificial tears at least 4 times daily for 2 weeks
      2. Night: Refresh PM ointment or Lacri-lube
  3. Course
    1. Requires 2 weeks to fully heal
  4. References
    1. Majoewsky (2012) EM:RAP 12(1): 8

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