The role and place of preformed physical factors in the complex treatment of patients with corneal ulcer

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Corneal ulcer is a severe pathology of the anterior segment of the eye, the outcome of which can be the loss of the eye as an organ, the formation of gross corneal opacity and irreversible vision loss. Currently, there is evidence of the successful use of preformed physical factors in the treatment of patients with corneal ulcers. The article presents information about the effectiveness of magnetic therapy, pulsed electrotherapy, ultrasound and laser therapy, hyperbaric oxygenation and a number of other physiotherapy methods in this pathology. Standard pathogenetic therapy is an integral part of the treatment process of corneal ulcers, but the use of physiotherapy techniques in addition to standard therapy allows you to achieve a better clinical effect, which makes it possible to consider the actual problem of medical rehabilitation of patients with corneal ulcers.

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Olga V. Yurova

National Medical Research Center for Rehabilitation and Balneology

Author for correspondence.
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7626-5521
SPIN-code: 9577-7593

Dr. Sci. (Med.), Professor

Russian Federation, Moscow

Yaroslav A. Solovyov

City Clinical Hospital № 1 of the Moscow Healthcare Department

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-9550-7175
Russian Federation, Moscow

Tatiana V. Konchugova

National Medical Research Center for Rehabilitation and Balneology

ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0991-8988
SPIN-code: 3198-9797

Dr. Sci. (Med.), Professor

Russian Federation, Moscow


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