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Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis

Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis: Introduction

Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis: A condition involving the surface of the eye and characterized by periods of inflammation of the conjunctiva - especially the part of the conjunctiva that forms the outermost layer of the whites of the eyes. The exact cause of the condition is unknown. It is important to note that roughly half of patients with this eye condition have and underlying thyroid problem. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis is available below.

Symptoms of Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis

Treatments for Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis

  • 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
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Causes of Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis

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Prognosis for Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis

Prognosis for Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis: Treatment usually helps alleviate symptoms but the condition may recur for usually one to ten years.

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Clinical Trials for Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis

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  1. Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis
 

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