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Prevailing practice trends seem to advocate medical treatment with topical lubrication, cycloplegia and antibiotic coverage or bandage contact lens for first time corneal abrasions.
a patient might have to wear a bandage contact lens to keep the eyelid from removing new cells.
In the first presentation, "Developing a Bandage Contact Lens Delivery System for Controlled Release of Thymosin Beta 4 to the Corneal Epithelium," Dr.
Insert a bandage contact lens and prescribe chloramphenicol as a prophylactic.
Beyond this, management is based on symptomatic cases anp hence, optometrist can play a major role through support, recommendation of lubrication and bandage contact lens fitting for painful disease (including recurrent corneal erosions) and fitting of rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses (before and after grafting).
After the treatment a bandage contact lens is applied and a steroid-antibiotic combination drop is prescribed.