Exposure Keratopathy and Chronic Dry Eye

Exposure Keratopathy as a sequelae of chronic Dry Eye


Patient arrived in office complaining of dryness due to incomplete blink

Image 1 – Patient with incomplete blink now with amniotic membrane and contact lens on top

Image 2 – Three days later, 2 day f/u, with CL on can see amnion is degraded fully

Images 3 and 4 – With contact lens off and cornea stained – showing complete resolution of inferior keratitis

Video 1 –Inferior corneal staining secondary to dryness due to incomplete blink