Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis in paediatrics Causes, symptoms and treatments
Allergic conjunctivitis is a common condition, however it is commonly under-diagnosed and patients often rely on over-the-counter medications to relieve symptoms. Children are commonly affected and yet some treatments are contraindicated in young children.
In this presentation Samer Hamada, consultant ophthalmologist and corneal surgeon, discusses how to diagnose allergic conjunctivitis in paediatric patients and what treatments are available. Conventional and non-conventional therapies are discussed along with when and how to use them. Management of complications associated with allergic conjunctivitis is also covered.
This recorded lecture is worth 1 CET point for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists and is CPD accredited for ophthalmologists, ophthalmic nurses and general practitioners.
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