Managing Common Eye Conditions in the Pharmacy

US Pharmacist 

In This Article

Marginal Keratitis

Marginal keratitis is an inflammation of the cornea characterized by reduced vision, a painful red eye, sensitivity to light, foreign body sensation, and a mucopurulent discharge. It is a common, transient, usually unilateral condition that may be associated with chronic staphylococcal blepharitis.[7] Patients presenting with the above listed symptoms should be referred to an ophthalmologist for a diagnosis. Marginal keratitis can be successfully treated using topical steroids.[1]

Comments

3090D553-9492-4563-8681-AD288FA52ACE
Comments on Medscape are moderated and should be professional in tone and on topic. You must declare any conflicts of interest related to your comments and responses. Please see our Commenting Guide for further information. We reserve the right to remove posts at our sole discretion.
Post as:

processing....