KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS: TYPES, SYMPTOMS, CAUSES AND TREATMENT - OPHTHALMOLOGY

What is keratoconjunctivitis and how to treat it



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Keratoconjunctivitis is an inflammation of the eye that affects the conjunctiva and cornea, generating symptoms such as redness of the eyes, sensitivity to light and the sensation of sand in the eye. This type of inflammation is more common due to infection by bacteria or viruses, especially the adenovirus, but it can also happen by dryness of the eye, being in these cases called dry keratoconjunctivitis