Corneal hydrops associated with vernal conjunctivitis as a presenting sign of keratoconus in children.

BACKGROUND The onset of keratoconus usually coincides with adolescence, and may be associated with vernal conjunctivitis or other atopic conditions. In patients with vernal conjunctivitis, acute hydrops may be the presenting sign of keratoconus in preadolescence. METHODS Review of ophthalmic clinical manifestations of three children with presenting… CONTINUE READING