Thygesons Superficial Punctate Keratopathy

No Cyclosporine Eye Drops in the UK

There are benefits associated with the treatment of Thygeson’s SPK using Cyclosporine. However, it needs to be used at a low concentration level. The treatment appears beneficial, yet it is not marketed at low concentrations in the UK under the National Health Service. Discussions with a local consultant in Edinburgh suggests that while the long-term […]

Histology of Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis

Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis, TSPK, or Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratopathy has an unknown cause and this mystery has baffled the global medical community for over 60 years. The histology of TSPK has shown that intracellular and intercellular edema at the epithelial level are commonly found in TSPK patients.  Sixteen TSPK patients were inspected with a […]

Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis Laboratory Studies

The truth is that Laboratory Studies regarding the cause of Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis (TSPK) have failed to determine the cause or causes of this disease.  It is reported that medical personnel can try culturing the flora when there is active inflammation of the cornea, but it will not affect the management, diagnosis, or treatment […]

The Causes of Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis Remain Unclear

Researchers have never determined the exact cause of Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis (TSPK). This is a condition or disease with a cause that has remained a mystery since Phillips Thygeson first published an article in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association over 60 years ago. There have been so many cases and opportunities […]

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