A case report of oculofacial rosacea complicating to corneal infiltrates and vascularisation

Dr. Samruddhi Chanekar, Junior Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, Goa Medical College, Bambolim, Goa, India, Dr. Ugam P. S. Usgaonkar, Dr Shekhar O Akarkar, Professor and Head, Department of Ophthalmology, Goa Medical College, Bambolim, Goa, India, Senior Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, Goa Medical College, Bambolim, Goa, India
2020 Tropical Journal of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology  
Purpose: To report a case of ocular rosacea with corneal infiltrates and vascularisation.Here we report a case of a 34-year-old male presenting with ocular rosacea with corneal infiltrates and vascularisation in the left eye with posterior blepharitis of both eyes. The clinical diagnosis was based on the facial findings of erythematous papulomacular lesions and telangiectasia. The patient was treated with systemic doxycycline and for ocular lesions treated with antibiotic steroids and
more » ... roids and lubricants. Ocular rosacea, if not treated on time, can worsen to the stage of corneal infiltrates and vascularisation.
doi:10.17511/jooo.2020.i02.04 fatcat:apszofcmbbeb5a7p2xwxdxllea