Thygesons Superficial Punctate Keratopathy

The Morphology of Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis Lesions

Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis affects cells that lie within the intraepithelial region of the cornea.  At an individual level, each entity is small, round, light reflecting cells around 10-15 μm in diameter).  The disease can present itself as a single cell entity or cells clustered in small groups or they can aggregate into lesions that […]

Corticosteroids and Cyclosporine Treatments for Thygeson’s SPK

Studying the opacities or lesions created by Thygeson’s SPK, also known as Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratopathy, Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis and TSPK, shows a crystalline appearance on the corneal surface that resemble snowflakes.  They vary in location and fluctuate in numbers even on a weekly basis during a flare up of the condition affecting the […]

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