Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

: 1992  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 9--10

Immunotherapy in allergic conjunctivitis

OM Prakash1, KR Murthy2 
1 Physician and Allergist, St Martha s Hospital, Bangalore, India
2 Consultant Ophthalmologist, Prabha Eye Clinic, Bangalore, India

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Eighty patients with allergic conjunctivitis were treated with immunotherapy employing specific allergens. Sixty-two percent of these showed beneficial response. In cases of vernal conjunctivitis needing topical steroid preparations frequently for control of symptoms, immunotherapy is worth attempting to cause remission of symptoms.

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Prakash O M, Murthy K R. Immunotherapy in allergic conjunctivitis.Indian J Ophthalmol 1992;40:9-10

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