Attaching importance to diagnosis and treatment of allergic conjunctivitis

Authors: Wu Kaili,  Li Kunke

DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.2095-0160.2018.09.002
Published 2018-09-10
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2018,36(9): 661-665.

Abstract

Allergic conjunctivitis is one of the most common eye diseases, and its incidence is ever increasing every year.The disease has unbearable ocular symptoms and repeated attacks, which seriously affect the daily life and work of patients.Ophthalmologist has not paid enough attention for the diagnosis and treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.Ophthalmologists can give appropriate laboratory examinations in combination with the medical history and signs of patients with allergic conjunctivitis, so that patients can be fully and clearly diagnosed.While giving appropriate drug treatment, the patients can get appropriate desensitization treatment by defining allergens.Ophthalmologists should take full care of the allergic conjunctivitis, especially for allergen testing and allergen-specific immunotherapy, in their practices.

Key words:

Allergic conjunctivitis; Diagnosis; Treatment; Allergen; Allergen-specific immunotherapy

Contributor Information

Wu Kaili
Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, the Key Lab of Ophthalmology and Visual Science of Guangdong, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510060, China
Li Kunke
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