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Bilateral Ring-Shaped Marginal Keratitis after Photorefractive Keratectomy: A Case Report
Reza Soltani Moghadam Dr. * , Firoozeh Rahimi Dr., Masoud Aghsaei Fard Dr., Bahareh Esfandiarpour Dr., Abdolreza Medghalchi Dr.
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Purpose : To report a case of bilateral dense ring-shaped marginal keratitis after photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)

Case report : A 44-year-old man developed bilateral dense ring-shaped marginal keratitis after PRK. The patient had moderate to severe meibomian gland dysfunction preoperatively that was treated incompletely. He was treated with mild topical antibiotics, topical and systemic steroids and systemic doxycycline. The condition was controlled with faint peripheral scarring.

Conclusion : This case suggests the role of blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction in producing marginal keratitis after excimer laser for which complete preoperative treatment is recommended.

 

Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology 201123(1):71-74 © 2011 by the Iranian Society of Ophthalmology
Keywords: Photorefractive Keratectomy, Marginal Keratitis, Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
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Soltani Moghadam R, Rahimi F, Aghsaei Fard M, Esfandiarpour B, Medghalchi A. Bilateral Ring-Shaped Marginal Keratitis after Photorefractive Keratectomy: A Case Report. Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2011; 23 (1) :71-74
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