Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Topical


To study the safety and efficacy of topical and intrastromal Amphotericin B in non-responding fungal corneal ulcer patients: A prospective study

Dr. Anjana Kumari, Dr. Jaishree Murli Manohar, Dr. Manish Kumar, Dr. Ritu Agarwal, 5Dr. Shiba, Dr. Suman Choudhary

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages 1731-1738

Purpose: Corneal ulcer is one of the important ophthalmic condition causing significant morbidity especially in the developing countries. Bacteria and fungi are frequently responsible for suppurative corneal ulcers especially in the developing countries. The present study aimed to know the safety and efficacy of topical and intrastromal injection of Amphotericin B in the management of non-responding fungal corneal ulcer patients.
Methodology: It was a hospital based prospective, non-randomized, analytical study. Thirty patients of non-responding fungal corneal ulcer of any age group, of either sex were studied. Cases were studied in terms of clinical examinations, relevant investigations, appropriate treatment and documentation.