Persistent Epithelial Defect And Its Management With A Scleral Support Lens, with Hector Velásquez

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The neurotrophic ulcer is a pathology that is classified within the persistent epithelial defects, its management is slow evolution, sometimes with unsatisfactory results, the recovery of the epithelial basal cells and their subsequent differentiation, can be complicated due to the mechanical scanning of the eyelid that avoids adhesion to Bowman’s membrane, using a scleral lens as a bandage and autologous serum as a reservoir, favorable and satisfactory results can be achieved in the management of this pathology.

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