atopic keratoconjunctivitis

Immune mechanisms in allergic eye diseaseOcular allergy affects the quality of life of millions of people every year. Understanding the different mechanisms involved will increase their future therapeutic options.
Connecting allergy and osmolarityThe major type 1 immunologic hypersensitivity reaction involving the conjunctiva is commonly referred to as allergic conjunctivitis.
Differentiating ocular allergyOn the surface, eyecare providers may not fully appreciate the prevalence and complexity of ocular allergy and its clinical management; we learn that it is a relatively simple disease defined by ocular itch.
Systematic approach key for treating pediatric atopic keratoconjunctivitisPediatric patients with atopic keratoconjunctivitis affecting the eyes may best be treated with topical calcineurin inhibitors to decrease the conjunctival inflammation.
What's trending in ocular allergy treatmentThe advent of spring yields the annual pilgrimage of patients into our offices complaining of the itchy, watery eyes of allergy. As any eyecare practitioner can attest, ocular allergy is one of the most common presentations to an eyecare practice.
More than just dry eyesOphthalmology Times is pleased to announce Evan Warner, MD, of the University of Wisconsin, as the third-place winner of the publication’s 2014 Resident Writer’s Award Program, sponsored by Allergan. Dr. Warner’s submission is featured here.