When is inpatient care indicated for the treatment of corneal ulcers and ulcerative keratitis?

Updated: Nov 08, 2018
  • Author: Jesse Borke, MD, FACEP, FAAEM; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Inpatient care is occasionally required, most commonly when the ulcer is vision threatening. Inpatient care may also be required where there are significant issues of compliance with medications or follow-up.


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