Descemetoceles occur when the ulcer extends through the stoma. Viral corneal ulceration caused by herpes virus may respond to antivirals like topical acyclovir ointment instilled at least five times a day. Controlled Substances Act Schedule Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act. The trials were mainly conducted in India. Do not wait until the pain is severe before you take your medicine. For example, leaving soft contact lenses in while sleeping, or practising poor hygiene while removing or adjusting the lenses increases the exposure to bacteria that can lead to infection. A fluoresce in stain test is the most common eye test performed and may be the only test needed if the ulcer is acute and very superficial. Because infection is a common occurrence in corneal ulcers, your ophthalmologist will prescribe antibiotic eye drops.
Arch Ophthalmol. 2000 Oct. 11810:1446-9. Bull Soc beige Ophtalmol. 2005. 7-15. This client information sheet is based on material written by: Ernest Ward, DCM Interventions for Moore's ulcer Cochran Database of Systematic Reviews: Plain Language Summaries Internet - John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.