Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Allergic Keratoconjunctivitis Evaluation

The evaluation of keratoconjunctivitis begins with a history and physical examination. An eye exam is performed with a slit lamp.

Physical findings in someone with keratoconjunctivitis may include:


Tests that may be used to evaluate keratoconjunctivitis include:
  • Viral culture of the tears
  • Staining of the cornea
  • Visual acuity testing

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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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