Skin atrophy of the eyelid induced by topical ophthalmic corticosteroids.


A case of eyelid skin atrophy caused by long-term application of topical ophthalmic corticosteroids for chronic uveitis is reported. Skin punch biopsy of the uveitic eye showed moderate atrophy of both epidermis and dermis (compared to normal skin on the other eye) resulting from a reduction in the three main fibrous components of the skin, namely type I… (More)


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