keratoconjunctivitis


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ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

 (kĕr′ə-tō-kən-jŭngk′tə-vī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva.
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Noun1.keratoconjunctivitis - inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Keratoconjunctivitis

ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

n. queratoconjuntivitis, infl. de la córnea y la conjuntiva.
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To that end, two Phase II clinical trials, in the inflammatory-mediated eye disorder Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis, or AKC, and in the skin inflammatory disease Bullous Pemphigoid, are anticipated to begin in the first half of 2018.
Harry was affected by keratoconjunctivitis sicca, commonly known as Dry Eye.
The company is also planning to assess its proprietary nanomicellar voclosporin ophthalmic solution (VOS) for the treatment of keratoconjunctivitis sicca or dry eye syndrome (DES).
Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, better known as 'dry eye syndrome' or 'dry eye disease', is a common condition that occurs when the eyes don't make enough tears, or the tears evaporate too quickly.
Virgin Islands Department of Health (USVI DOH) was notified by a local ophthalmologist of an unexpected increase in the number of patients with suspected epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) during the preceding month.
Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) is a highly contagious, severe form of conjunctivitis, which may lead to outbreaks worldwide.
There is growing evidence that there may be an inflammatory element, as KC has strong association with eye-rubbing, contact lens wear, atopy and keratoconjunctivitis.
and millions of people worldwide contract preventable eye infections, particularly a serious viral infection called Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis (EKC), at their local eye care clinic through inadequate or failed medical office sanitation according to reports by the CDC, Dr.
1% fluromethalone eye drops on keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye disease).
1,4] Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye syndrome) is one of the most common ocular manifestations described in RA.
West Highland terriers, as they get older, are prone to keratoconjunctivitis sicca, commonly known as "dry-eye".