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Synonyms for conjunctivitis

inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye

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This uncontrolled clinical trial study was conducted on 50 patients suffering from mild to moderate allergic conjunctivitis [4] attending the Eye OPD of Government Medical College, Jammu between October 2017 and July 2018 who were receiving treatment in the form of steroid (Loteprednol 0.5%) eye drops and had shown improvement with control of both signs as well as symptoms of allergy.
On the other hand, the accuracy of diagnosis was significantly lower if the diagnosed case was allergic conjunctivitis (P = 0.006).
Children prescribed antibiotics also had a twofold greater risk of asthma, a 51% higher risk of anaphylaxis, 42% higher risk of allergic conjunctivitis, and a 34% higher risk of medication allergy.
A step-care approach to the management of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. SA Fam.
The precise causes of dry eye are difficult to identify and can include a wide range of possible contributing factors including hormonal changes, ageing, environmental factors (hot dry climate, or lots of reading, computer work when people tend to blink less), certain medications, laser eye surgery, contact lenses, and medical conditions, from allergic conjunctivitis to rheumatoid arthritis.
Allergic conjunctivitis from dust during the Hajj season is common.
KEY WORDS: Keratoconus, Corneal collagen cross-linking; Bandage contact lens, Corneal re-epithelialization, Allergic conjunctivitis.
Allergic conjunctivitis refers mainly to the type 1 hypersensitivity reactions involving conjunctiva.
Consistently, higher percentage of young children sought medical help and were diagnosed with allergic conjunctivitis. Between boys and girls, more boys in the young age sought medical help and diagnosed with allergic conjunctivitis.
A 2007 meta-analysis of 8 RCTs compared topical NSAIDs (ketorolac, diclofenac, aspirin, or steroid) with placebo for treating isolated allergic conjunctivitis in 712 children and adults.
In the prescription arena, Alcon is launching Pazeo (olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) 0.7%, for treating ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis.
Allergic conjunctivitis is divided into several major subtypes, but the most common subtypes are seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (SAC) and perennial allergic conjunctivitis (PAC).
Allergic conjunctivitis is often accompanied by itching, and the dog will rub his face.
People who are sensitive to these allergens experience seasonal allergic conjunctivitis, the most common type of eye allergy.