A disorder associated with chronic redness, irritation and swelling of the conjunctiva and cornea under the upper eyelid. It most frequently affects women between the age of 20 and 70. The disorder has a multifactorial etiology, including thimerosal hypersensitivity and extended contact lens wear.
Also Known As
- Thimerosal Keratopathy
- Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis (SLK)