Topical interferon alpha 2 beta therapy in the management of conjunctival papilloma.

@article{Falco2007TopicalIA,
  title={Topical interferon alpha 2 beta therapy in the management of conjunctival papilloma.},
  author={Laura A Falco and Paul J Gruosso and Keith Skolnick and Lorena Bejar},
  journal={Optometry},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 4},
  pages={162-6}
}
BACKGROUND This article describes the differential diagnosis of conjunctival papillomas and reviews the treatment options with a focus on the new topical interferon alpha 2 beta therapy. CASE A 45-year-old white man presented with a red right eye of approximately 6 months' duration. The lesion was suspicious and suggestive of malignancy; therefore, the patient was referred for consultation. The lesion was diagnosed as a conjunctival papilloma. The patient was placed on topical interferon… CONTINUE READING