Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis
Other Names for this Disease
- Theodores superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis
- Theodores syndrome
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The symptoms of SLK develop slowly over 1 to 10 years and usually occur in both eyes (bilateral). Vision is rarely affected. The most common symptoms include burning, irritation and redness. These symptoms may be more pronounced when looking up.
Last updated: 7/24/2012
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- Papaliodis GN. Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis. The Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation. http://www.uveitis.org/docs/dm/superior_limbal_keratoconjunctivitis.pdf. Accessed 7/23/2012.