Current therapy consists of frequent daily administration of antimicrobic and mucolytic eye drops. Efficacy of topical therapy varies according to the initial clinical presentation, the individual response and the frequency of visits.1
Antibiotic resistance is a constantly growing phenomenon.
The use of antibiotics in veterinary medicine is opening serious ethical conflicts2-4
Corneal phototherapy with VETUVIR and VISIOFLAVIN has direct microbicidal action (peroxidation of cell membranes) and reinforces the mechanical strength of the cornea by counteracting collagenolytic activity of microbes (photopolymerization of proteins).
- Barbasso E, Peruccio C. Veterinaria 1998; 12: 115-121.
- Ministero della Salute, http://www.salute.gov.it/imgs/C_17_opuscoliPoster_234_allegato.pdf
- Littmann J, Buyx A, Cars O. Antibiotic resistance: An ethical challenge. Int J Antimicrob Agents 2015; 46(4):359-361.
- Shryock TR, Richwine A. The interface between veterinary and human antibiotic use. Ann N Y Acad Sci 2010; 1213: 92-105.