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1st Journal Reading Agung Bhakti W.

,MD

INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTOR


EVALUATION OF EXPOSURE
KERATOPATHY IN CRITICALLY ILL
PATIENT: A COHORT STUDY
Shilpa Kuruvilla, MS, Jayanthi Peter, MS, DO, DNB, Sarada David, MS, DO,
Prasanna Samuel, M.Sc., PhD, Kartik Ramakrishna, MBBS, Lovely Thomas, MBBS
DNB, Manuel Vedakumar, MD, John Victor Peter, MD,DNB, FRACP, FJFICM, FCICM.

DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, SCHELL HOSPITAL, CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE, VELLORE, INDIA


DEPARTMENT OF BIOSTATIC, CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE, VELLORE, INDIA
MEDICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT, CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE, VELLORE, INDIA
INTRODUCTION
 Exposure keratopathy

 Predispose :
• Decreased tear formation
• Reduced blink rate
• Incomplete eye closure
• Decreased corneal reflex