Things to remember

• Hypopyon corneal ulcer with rapid progression and perforation: Pseudomonas

• Ulcer serpens: Pneumococcus

Most common causative organism causing fungal ulcer in India: Aspergillus

• Drug of choice for fungal corneal ulcer (filamentous): Natamycin

• Drug of choice for ulcer (non-filamentous): Amphotericin B

• Steroids are absolutely contraindicated in both bacterial and fungal ulcers

• Atropine must be given in all cases to relieve ciliary spasm