Key PointsQuestionIs allergic conjunctivitis associated with health-related quality of life in children and their parents? FindingsThis case-control study including 188 children and their parents noted that allergic conjunctivitis had an association with reduced health-related quality of life for both children and their parents. This reduction was most prominent in children with vernal keratoconjunctivitis and atopic keratoconjunctivitis. MeaningThe findings of this study suggest a multifaceted association of allergic conjunctivitis with quality of life; detailed assessment of quality of life for improved care of pediatric patients with chronic allergic conjunctivitis would be useful.
JAMA Ophthalmology – American Medical Association
Published: Aug 10, 2021