2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
8 External Disease and Cornea
Chapter 4: Structural and Exogenous Conditions Associated With Ocular Surface Disorders
Exposure keratopathy is common in patients with Parkinson syndrome, who exhibit poor blinking, and in patients after blepharoplasty, who show incomplete blinking.
Patients with floppy eyelids should be examined for obstructive sleep apnea and keratoconus.
Recurrent corneal erosion can usually be successfully treated with anterior stromal puncture or epithelial debridement.
Patching followed by topical lubrication may be considered to reverse stromal thinning associated with dellen.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.