Corneal Diseases in Children: Allergic Diseases

Dec 19, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Corneal Diseases in Children: Allergic Diseases

Fig. 4.1 Epithelial keratopathy in atopic keratoconjunctivitis Complications can be severe and vision-threatening including corneal epithelial defects, keratitis, corneal scarring, and keratoconus. Atopic cataracts that are typically anterior and shield-like, but…

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Corneal Diseases in Children: Surgery

Dec 19, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Corneal Diseases in Children: Surgery

Fig. 8.1 Postoperative photograph of a child following suture removal. Fine neovascularization is visible along the superior suture tracks, showing the importance of early suture removal in children Once sutures are…

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Corneal Diseases in Children: Contact Lenses

Dec 19, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Corneal Diseases in Children: Contact Lenses

Fig. 9.1 PROSE device being filled with sterile saline prior to application. Information on PROSE network sites can be found at www.​bostonsight.​org Case Study—Therapeutic Lens Options in Pediatric Ocular Surface Disease…

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Corneal Diseases in Children: Infectious Keratitis

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Age Treatment dose thrice daily Prophylactic dose twice daily Infants (up to 18 months) 100 mg (2.5 ml) 100 mg (2.5 ml) Toddlers (18 months–3 years) 200 mg (5 ml) 200 mg (5 ml) Young children (3–5 years) 300 mg (7.5 ml) 300 mg (7.5 ml) Older children…

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Corneal Diseases in Children: Keratoconus

Dec 19, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Corneal Diseases in Children: Keratoconus

© Springer International Publishing AG 2017Kathryn Colby (ed.)Corneal Diseases in ChildrenEssentials in Ophthalmology10.1007/978-3-319-55298-9_7 7. Corneal Diseases in Children: Keratoconus Elena Albé1   (1) Department of Eye Clinic, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, via Manzoni 56, Rozzano, MI, Italy…

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