A case of fungal keratitis: a clinical and in vivo confocal microscopy assessment.
Author(s): Miller WL, Giannoni AG, Perrigin J
Affiliation(s): University of Houston, College of Optometry, 505 J. Davis Armistead Building, Houston, TX 77204-2020, United States. email@example.com
Publication date & source: 2008-08, Cont Lens Anterior Eye., 31(4):201-6. Epub 2008 Jul 1.
Publication type: Case Reports; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
A presumed case of fungal keratitis is presented. Confocal images highlight the advantage of using such technology to follow therapeutic progress, particularly when standard laboratory testing is inconclusive. This case also demonstrates the importance of continued patient education regarding overall compliance and lens care.