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Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis
Tuesday, 14 April 2009 22:55

 

What is Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis? What is the treatment for Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis?

 

Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis (SLK) is an inflammatory condition of the superior conjunctiva. This condition is commonly associated with thyroid eye disease. One will experience ocular irritation, redness of the eyes and a foreign body sensation. Treatment involves artificial tears, mucomyst (acetylcysteine), mass cell stabilizers, silver nitrate application, cautery or surgical resection.

 

Treatment

Artificial tears

Mucomyst

Mass cell stabiliters

Silver nitrate application

Cautery

Surgical resection

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 January 2013 22:38
 

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