Causes and management of red eye in pediatric ophthalmology

Divya Seth, Farah I. Khan

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-219
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Allergy and Asthma Reports
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2011

Keywords

  • Allergy
  • Children
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Infections
  • Red eye
  • Therapy

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