A patient with past ocular history of uncomplicated pterygium surgery develops mycobacterial keratitis which progresses to a descemetocele. After worsening on topical antibiotics to the point of nearly perforating, the patient undergoes rose-Bengal photodynamic therapy as an adjunctive treatment to topical amikacin. This case demonstrates that combination therapy with photodynamic therapy can be an important tool in the armamentarium against mycobacterial keratitis.
Presentation Date: 11/30/2023
Issue Date: 12/15/2023