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Asked by : gunjan3300 on Sat, 28 Aug 2010
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My mother is suffering from deep keratitis.She had been treated with steoids & antibiotics.Now she is taking lubricants in the eye.But she constatantly complains of continuous lacrimation & haziness.Nearby ophthalmologist told me that there cannot be done anything in this case,except giving her ACICLOVIR systemically & that too when it becomes severe & recurrent.You please kindly give your opinion.


Answered by : mihir1978 on Tue, 31 Aug 2010

I think giving a systemic course of acyclovir will help.Deep seated viral keratitis is often difficult to treat and recurrences are very common.


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I am Senior Consultant in Eye Surgery.A Retina specialist having experience of 6 Years.I have performed over 5000 cataract surgeries and have been one of the pioneers of anti VEGF therapy in Kerala.
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