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Jurnal Oftalmologi Indonesia

ISSN 1693-2587

Vol. 7 / No. 1 / Published : 2009-06

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Pengaruh pemberian tetes mata vitamin a terhadap diameter luka kornea akibat trauma kimia asam yang mendapat terapi standar(penelitian eksperimental pada hewan coba kelinci)

Author :

  1. Arief Hidayat*1
  2. Trisnowati Taib Saleh*2
  1. Departemen Ilmu Kesehatan Mata Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga/RSUD Dr. Soetomo Surabaya
  2. Departemen Ilmu Kesehatan Mata Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga/RSUD Dr. Soetomo Surabaya

Abstract :

The purpose of this study in to analyze the effect of vitamin A eye drops as adjunctive therapy in acid chemical trauma of the eye. This is a true experimental study in rabbit. The subject were divided into two groups. All groups were exposed to H2SO4 1N for 90 second on the cornea an irrigated with normal saline 200 ml for two minutes. Group one got standard therapy, doxicycline 5 mg/kg body weight/day orally and dexamethasone 1 mg eye drops 3 times a day. Group two got standard therapy and vitamin A eye drops for 14 days. In group two, there were significant corneal erosion reduction especially in day one until day four vitamin A eye drops hare benefit effect in acid chemical trauma of the eye, which is fasten corneal healing.

Keyword :

vitamin A eye drops, acid chemical trauma corneal erosion.,


References :

  1. Rapuano CJ, Luchs JI, Kim T, (2000). Anterior Segment Trauma. In: Anterior Segment the Requisites In Ophthalmology. Mosby : St. Louis, Missouri
  2. Wagoner MD, (1997). Major Review: Chemical Injuries of the Eye: Current Concepts in Pathophysiology and Therapy.. - : Elsevier Science Inc. Survey of Ophthalmology


   


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