Case of the Week

The Eye Health Centre - Case of the Week

Patient presented with a 3 day history of a red, gritty and watery eye.

It started in one eye (and was definitely worse in that eye), but has progressed to the other.

Vision was slightly reduced.

Suspect: Adenovirus

Treatment: Povodine-Iodine wash; Maxidex QID (+ CPL QID) + Non-preserved lubricants

Warned highly contagious so needs to wash towels/pillow-cases etc