Bandage CL in ocular surface disease

I have seen quite a few Px recently with severe ocular surface disease, usual stuff – raging blepharitis, corneas that light up like a Christmas tree with NaFl and VA down to 6/24 or worse.  They all respond well to lid hygiene, topical steroid and copious lubrication over about 3months. Had a diabetic chap in … Continue reading "Bandage CL in ocular surface disease"

Cornal abrasion – pad or not to pad? When to bandage CL?

Just seen a chap with a pretty big corneal abrasion from of his 1 year old sons finger nail – ouch! He’d already been seen by the GP who had applied a pad – I was taught that this was a bit old fashioned and not really required. He was obviously in a lot of … Continue reading "Cornal abrasion – pad or not to pad? When to bandage CL?"