Corneal thickness is particularly important as it affects the measurement of IOP, with thin corneas resulting in underestimated IOP readings, and thick corneas with overestimates. Corneal thickness is also an independent risk factor for the development of glaucoma.
In this article, contact lens-related microbial keratitis (MK) management is discussed. This is a relatively rare but potentially sight-threatening condition. This article outlines how optometrists should always practise within their clinical competencies and refer if in doubt or in cases that do not respond to treatment.