Who is giving: 1. oral NSAIDs ie flurbiprofen 100mg tds? 2. Topical steroid ie FML TDS 3. Something else
Seen someone today with history of Herpes Zoster and recurrent vesicle on nose, eye never been infected before. Presented today with pink conj eye and pins and needles feeling. Exam: Episcleritis view but no corneal involvement. Considered options for episcleritis but suggested Gancyclovir for week (not Acyclovir since product recall) with topical lubricants and then … Continue reading "Espisclearitis in HSO"
How do you manage episcleritis? Was working in Eye Casualty this afternoon and had conflicting opinions!! Lubricants alone? Steroids and lubricants? Just steroids? If steroids type and dosing regime? Thanks in advance.
I have a 10year old girl with Behcet’s that gets periodic bouts of episcleritis. I manage her along with the local HES (depends on who can see her first). Over the last few years she has tried all the regular treatments including topical steroid for sever episodes but we have found that the best treatment … Continue reading "Eye whiteners for a child with recurrent episcleritis"
60 year old chap first presented in Feb 12 with mild episcleritis temporally in the left eye which had been there for 2 weeks. He was on warfarin for AF and I was a bit wary of using NSAIDs so I wrote to the GP and asked him to prescribe G. Diclofenac QDS and Flurbiprofen 100mg … Continue reading "Chronic episcleritis"