Corneal Ulcers

The most common causes of corneal ulcers include grampositive organisms, such as staphylococci and streptococci; and gram-negative organisms, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Enterobacteriaceae. Less common gram-negative organisms include Bacteroides. Risk factors for corneal ulcers include patients with corneal erosions, persistent epithelial defects, impaired immunologic mechanisms, contact lenses, chronic topical or systemic steroid use, diabetes, and alcoholism. Corneal ulcers require consultation with an ophthalmologist for appropriate culture and antibiotic therapy.

Soccer Fitness 101

Soccer Fitness 101

Be a star on the field in no time! Get Fit For The Soccer Field In 10 Easy Steps! With soccer season looming just around the corner it’s never too early to start getting ready. Soccer is an intense game, and it’s going to take a lot of work on your part to make sure that you’re ready to stay ahead of your competition out on that field.

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