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SLK

Introduction: SLK

Description of SLK

SLK (medical condition): A condition involving the surface of the eye and characterized by...more »

See also:

Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis:
  »Introduction: Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis
  »Symptoms of Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis
  »Treatments for Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis

SLK as a Disease

SLK: Another name for Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis
  »Symptoms of Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis
  »Treatments for Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis

SLK: Related Diseases

SLK: SLK is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of SLK (Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis)

Some of the symptoms of SLK incude:

Treatments for SLK (Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis)

Treatments for SLK (Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis) include:

  • Lubrication of the eye or topical cyclosporine A can alleviate symptoms in some cases. Sometime surgery, cautery or chemotherapy with silver nitrate to remove the problem conjunctiva may be needed. Some patients may improve by using a large contact lens

Treatment of SLK: For more treatment information about SLK, see treatment of Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis (SLK)

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