FUNGAL KERATITIS WITH CORNEAL ULCER IN FARMER
Fungal keratitis is an important cause of corneal blindness all over the world, especially in developing countries. Fungal Keratitis can diagnosis by slit-lamp biomicroscopic examination and culture is essential for early specific diagnosis and must be taken into consideration to establish the most effective treatment and avoid severe complications. The study was present a case of Fungal Keratitis in Farmer with a corneal ulcer caused by rice seeds corneal corpus allienum. A corneal ulcer is a complication was caused by ineffective therapy especially Steroid topical that should be avoided. The culture test result was C. Albicans and was treated with natamycin 5% Eye drops. Finally, patients have a good clinical response, however with the sequel of decreased visual acuity.