Causes and Management of Red Eye in Pediatric Ophthalmology

Causes and Management of Red Eye in Pediatric Ophthalmology Red eye is the most common ocular sign encountered in emergency and outpatient settings. Recognition of vision-threatening causes and those requiring referral to an ophthalmologist is of utmost importance. This article reviews causes and management of red eye in children with an emphasis on allergic etiology, pathophysiology, and recent advances in therapy. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Current Allergy and Asthma Reports Springer Journals

Causes and Management of Red Eye in Pediatric Ophthalmology

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Allergology
ISSN
1529-7322
eISSN
1534-6315
DOI
10.1007/s11882-011-0186-7
Publisher site
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Abstract

Red eye is the most common ocular sign encountered in emergency and outpatient settings. Recognition of vision-threatening causes and those requiring referral to an ophthalmologist is of utmost importance. This article reviews causes and management of red eye in children with an emphasis on allergic etiology, pathophysiology, and recent advances in therapy.

Journal

Current Allergy and Asthma ReportsSpringer Journals

Published: Mar 26, 2011

References

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    Leonardi, A; Curnow, SJ; Zhan, H; Calder, VL
  • Vernal keratoconjunctivitis: evidence for immunoglobulin E-dependent and immunoglobulin E-independent eosinophilia
    Ono, SJ
  • Allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma
    Bousquet, J; Cauwenberge, P; Khaltaev, N

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