Category: Infections

Microsporidial Keratitis after Collagen Cross-linking

AOA logo Microsporidial Keratitis after Collagen Cross-linking Gautam , Jhanji V, Satpathy G, Khokhar S, Agarwal T; Ocular Immunology and Inflammation (Aug 2013)

Purpose: To report a case of infectious keratitis due to Microsporidium after collagen crosslinking (CXL).

Methods: A 36-year-old man presented with a 3-day history of pain, redness and diminution of vision in his left eye. The patient had received CXL for keratoconus in the left eye 6 days prior to presentation. Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) was 20/25 OD and counting fingers OS. Slit lamp (more…) (1033)