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Vernal conjunctivitis: Overview, Causes

Vernal conjunctivitis: Overview, Causes

Definition Vernal conjunctivitis is swelling (inflammation) of the outer lining of the eyes due to an allergic reaction. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Vernal conjunctivitis often occurs in people with a strong family history of allergies. It is most common … Read more

Vernal conjunctivitis: Treatment

Treatment Avoid rubbing the eyes, because this can irritate them more. Cold compresses (a clean cloth soaked in cold water and then placed over the eyes) may be soothing. The health care provider may prescribe topical corticosteroids to reduce the … Read more