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Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
Review Articles from PubMed
Giant papillary conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is associated with immunological-allergic disorders, but is difficult to integrate as a defined type of illness. The deposits of contact lenses are responsible in predisposed wearers. They induce a special ...
Despite shorter replacement intervals and new lens materials, giant papillary conjunctivitis still limits the ability of some patients to wear contact lenses.
Contact lens wearers with giant papillary conjunctivitis report a variety of symptoms, including decreased lens tolerance, increased lens awareness, excessive lens movement, increased mucus production associated with ocular irritation, redness, burning, and itching. This article reviews ...
Editorials from PubMed
Research Articles from PubMed
To report a case of refractory giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC) treated by using topical tacrolimus 0.03% ointment.
Pathogenesis of giant papillary conjunctivitis is still elusive and many hypotheses are being proposed to explain the irritative symptoms associated with it. The research data available to date shows that mechanical, immunological and allergic components are involved in this to various ...
To identify functional subsets of inflammatory cells and expression of cytokines in the conjunctiva of patients with ocular prosthesis-associated giant papillary conjunctivitis (P-GPC).