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Allergic Conjunctivitis

ManagementManagement of allergic conjunctivitis depends on the clinical form involved. Simple means include artificial tears, physiological serum drops. The therapeutic means are dominated by antihistamines and antidegranulation drugs. These medications are available as local eye drops and sometimes as oral medication. They are really safe except if repeated use ends up in leading to non immediate reactions to additives. Prescription of steroid drops is reserved to the ophthalmologist. Surgery is sometimes required in complicated forms of severe allergic conjunctivitis (VKC and AKC).The allergist can add avoidance measures to this panoply as well as an allergenic hyposensitization in more specific cases.