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A Case Report: Nepafenac Eye Drops induced Unilateral Corneal Melt

Riddhi Bhatt, Mayuri Gurjar, Alpa Gor, Bharat Gajjar.

Abstract
This case report gives the details of a 46-year-old female, who developed a rare & severe side effect unilateral left sided corneal melt with the use of Nepafenac 0.1% eyedrops, which had been chronically used in both the eyes by her for retinitis pigmentosa. Prolonged use of Nepafenac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or the altered pH of the eyedrops can be the contributing factors for such severe side effect.

Key words: Nepafenac, corneal melt, eyedrops


 
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Bhatt R, Gurjar M, Gor A, Gajjar B. A Case Report: Nepafenac Eye Drops induced Unilateral Corneal Melt. JHSPE. 2021; 1(1): 34-36. doi:10.5455/jhspe.20210610092308


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Bhatt R, Gurjar M, Gor A, Gajjar B. A Case Report: Nepafenac Eye Drops induced Unilateral Corneal Melt. http://www.jhspe.in/?mno=87151 [Access: November 13, 2021]. doi:10.5455/jhspe.20210610092308


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Bhatt R, Gurjar M, Gor A, Gajjar B. A Case Report: Nepafenac Eye Drops induced Unilateral Corneal Melt. JHSPE. 2021; 1(1): 34-36. doi:10.5455/jhspe.20210610092308



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Bhatt R, Gurjar M, Gor A, Gajjar B. A Case Report: Nepafenac Eye Drops induced Unilateral Corneal Melt. JHSPE. (2021), [cited November 13, 2021]; 1(1): 34-36. doi:10.5455/jhspe.20210610092308



Harvard Style

Bhatt, R., Gurjar, . M., Gor, . A. & Gajjar, . B. (2021) A Case Report: Nepafenac Eye Drops induced Unilateral Corneal Melt. JHSPE, 1 (1), 34-36. doi:10.5455/jhspe.20210610092308



Turabian Style

Bhatt, Riddhi, Mayuri Gurjar, Alpa Gor, and Bharat Gajjar. 2021. A Case Report: Nepafenac Eye Drops induced Unilateral Corneal Melt. Journal of Health Sciences and Professions Education, 1 (1), 34-36. doi:10.5455/jhspe.20210610092308



Chicago Style

Bhatt, Riddhi, Mayuri Gurjar, Alpa Gor, and Bharat Gajjar. "A Case Report: Nepafenac Eye Drops induced Unilateral Corneal Melt." Journal of Health Sciences and Professions Education 1 (2021), 34-36. doi:10.5455/jhspe.20210610092308



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Bhatt, Riddhi, Mayuri Gurjar, Alpa Gor, and Bharat Gajjar. "A Case Report: Nepafenac Eye Drops induced Unilateral Corneal Melt." Journal of Health Sciences and Professions Education 1.1 (2021), 34-36. Print. doi:10.5455/jhspe.20210610092308



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Bhatt, R., Gurjar, . M., Gor, . A. & Gajjar, . B. (2021) A Case Report: Nepafenac Eye Drops induced Unilateral Corneal Melt. Journal of Health Sciences and Professions Education, 1 (1), 34-36. doi:10.5455/jhspe.20210610092308