Ocular allergic disease.

  title={Ocular allergic disease.},
  author={James L Stahl and Neal P. Barney},
  journal={Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={4 5},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review will focus on recent advances in our understanding of the pathogenesis of allergic eye diseases. Common findings in acute allergic conjunctivitis (seasonal and perennial) and chronic allergic conjunctivitis (vernal keratoconjunctivitis, atopic keratoconjunctivitis, and giant papillary conjunctivitis) include evidence of mast cell activation and eosinophil attraction and activation. Cytokine levels found in tears, conjunctival impression cytology and biopsy… CONTINUE READING


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