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Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology


Topical 1% voriconazole ophthalmic solution in the treatment of mycotic corneal ulcer


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Research Article

Author Details : Sunil Kumar, Shreya Chaurasia*, Sheezan Imam

Volume : 6, Issue : 1, Year : 2020

Article Page : 57-60


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Abstract

Fungal keratitis is a major cause of ocular morbidity and unilateral blindness 1worldwide. In India
it contributes to 50% of culture positive cases. 2 Despite the emergence of many new drugs, a cure
remains difficult in many cases. Compared to anti- bacterial, anti-fungal have lower efficacy, lower tissue
penetration and indolent nature of the infection.
This article aims to study effectiveness of topical 1% voriconazole as first line of treatment in 50 patients
of mycotic corneal ulcer.

Keywords: Fungal corneal ulcer, Voriconazole.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijceo.2020.012

How to cite : Kumar S , Chaurasia S, Imam S, Topical 1% voriconazole ophthalmic solution in the treatment of mycotic corneal ulcer. Indian J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2020;6(1):57-60

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