Corpus ID: 20567195

Ocular complications of vernal keratoconjunctivitis.

  title={Ocular complications of vernal keratoconjunctivitis.},
  author={K. Tabbara},
  journal={Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie},
  volume={34 2},
  • K. Tabbara
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie
  • BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to assess the ocular complications and visual loss among patients with severe vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC). METHODS A total of 58 consecutive patients (52 boys and 6 girls aged 8 to 17 [mean 12.2] years) with severe active VKC were examined at two tertiary care facilities in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, between 1995 and 1997. Patients were deemed to have severe VKC if they had had symptoms for at least 2 years, had diffuse palpebral conjunctival edema… CONTINUE READING
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