Blepharitis is an ophthalmologic condition characterised by an inflammation of the eyelid margins. Conjunctivitis is the most common cause of red or pink eye in patients seeking primary care treatment.
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These are the CPD-accredited multiple-choice questions for the SA Ophthalmology Journal’s Autumn issue. Topics include atypical optic neuritis, diode laser cyclophotocoagulation, vernal keratoconjunctivitis among an HIV-positive paediatric population and neonatal proptosis.
Ocular allergy affects over 20% of the general population and many therapeutic preparations are available to individuals experiencing the most common forms seasonal and perennial allergic conjunctivitis.
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Dry eye occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly, or when the tears are not of the correct consistency and evaporate too quickly.