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Subconjunctival injections and povidone-iodine washings for the treatment of giant fornix syndrome.

Authors
  • Taylor, Jennifer B
  • Fintelmann, Robert E
  • Jeng, Bennie H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cornea
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2011
Volume
30
Issue
4
Pages
479–480
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/ICO.0b013e3181eeb703
PMID: 21099413
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In patients with giant fornix syndrome who are recalcitrant to or intolerant of aggressive topical and systemic therapy, supratarsal subconjunctival injections of antibiotics and corticosteroids and sweeping of the conjunctival fornices with povidone-iodine are 2 local treatments which may be useful in eradicating the infection.

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