Oral cyclosporine therapy for refractory severe vernal keratoconjunctivitis Full Text
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 05/09/2012
Gokhale NS et al. – The authors report the success of oral cyclosporine therapy in a patient with severe vision–threatening vernal keratoconjunctivitis. A child presented with severe allergy which was not controlled with topical steroids, cyclosporine and mast cell stabilizers. Oral steroids were required repeatedly to suppress inflammation. Child showed a dramatic improvement and stabilization with oral cyclosporine therapy. Oral cyclosporine therapy can be tried in severe vision–threatening allergy refractory to conventional therapy.