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Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis
Tuesday, 14 April 2009 22:53

 

What is Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis? What is the treatment for Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis?

 

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis is a season allergic reaction in the conjunctiva. This typically affects children and young adults. One will experience red itchy eyes with stringy discharge. Vernal keratoconjunctivitis will also cause enlarged papillae so there may be swelling under the eyelids and on the limbal region (on the conjunctiva around the cornea.) Treatment is mast cell stabilizers (topical and oral) and short term use of topical steroids to initially control the symptoms.

 

Treatment

Mass Cell Stabilizers (topical and oral)

Antihistamines

Steroids (temporary)

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 January 2013 22:39
 

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