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Association of Allergic Conjunctivitis With Health-Related Quality of Life in Children and Their Parents

Association of Allergic Conjunctivitis With Health-Related Quality of Life in Children and Their... 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. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Association of Allergic Conjunctivitis With Health-Related Quality of Life in Children and Their Parents

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2021 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
2168-6165
eISSN
2168-6173
DOI
10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2021.1708
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Abstract

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.

Journal

JAMA OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 10, 2021

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