Fast Five Quiz: Ocular Rosacea

Fast Five Quiz: Ocular Rosacea

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Christopher J. Rapuano, MD

June 04, 2019

Ocular rosacea, a chronic condition characterized by redness, burning, and itching of the eyes, is a comorbidity commonly seen in patients with a history of facial rosacea. In a minority of patients, however, ocular rosacea may present prior to onset of cutaneous manifestations. The underlying pathophysiology of rosacea is thought to be associated with abnormalities in the body’s immune response and neurovascular regulation. As there is no cure for rosacea, current treatment strategies are palliative and long-term in nature.

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Cite this: Christopher J. Rapuano. Fast Five Quiz: Ocular Rosacea – Medscape – Jun 04, 2019.

Professor of Ophthalmology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University; Chief, Cornea Service; Co-Chief, Refractive Surgery Department, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Disclosure: Christopher J. Rapuano, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Serve(d) on the board for: American Academy of Ophthalmology; Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company
Serve(d) as a consultant for: Allergan, Inc.; Bio-Tissue; Avedro; Sunovion; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Shire
Serve(d) as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Shire Received research grant from: Allergan, Inc.

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