Efficacy and safety of cyclosporine eyedrops in vernal keratoconjunctivitis.

@article{Pucci2002EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety of cyclosporine eyedrops in vernal keratoconjunctivitis.},
  author={N. Pucci and E. Novembre and A. Cianferoni and E. Lombardi and R. Bernardini and R. Caputo and L. Campa and A. Vierucci},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2002},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={
          298-303
        }
}
  • N. Pucci, E. Novembre, +5 authors A. Vierucci
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
  • BACKGROUND Corticosteroids have been the only effective topically administered treatment for severe vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC), but their prolonged use is often associated with complications. Topical cyclosporine therapy has been used in the past decade, but few controlled trials have been conducted, and conflicting results have been reported. OBJECTIVE This study sought to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ocular administration of cyclosporine in VKC. METHODS Twenty-four children… CONTINUE READING
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