Treating Fusarium Keratitis

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How is fusarium keratitis treated?

Treating Fusarium Keratitis

The treatment for fusarium keratitis involves an intensive treatment where natamycin drops are used every 30 to 60 minutes throughout the day. In addition to the drops, oral antifungal medications may be used as well. If the infection does not respond to the topical and oral medications, a surgical procedure may be required. This procedure will likely entail a corneal transplant in a case where the cornea is damaged beyond repair.

   

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