Inflammation & Infection

The pathophysiology and pathomorphology of corneal ectasia: Part 4

Corneal cross-linking (CXL) is improving all the time, although all protocols retain the basic requirements for oxygen, riboflavin and UV light. Recent developments mean that CXL at the slit lamp is feasible, which will improve access to the procedure.

Weekly review in ophthalmology: 29 October-3 November

An end-of-week review of what happened in ophthalmology from 29 October to 3 November 2022.

Identifying herpes simplex virus keratitis in keratoconus surgery patients

One clinician advises investigating prospective patients for history and evidence suggesting HSV keratitis, and monitoring for post-surgery epithelial defects.