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Blepharokeratoconjunctivitis (BKC) and Rosacea

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"Blepharokeratoconjunctivitis (BKC) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the lid margin with secondary conjunctival and corneal involvement..."

"This is a retrospective review of 14 patients with the history of chronic red eyes with corneal involvement. All patients were diagnosed with ocular demodicosis based on the results of eyelash sampling. All patients were treated with 50% tea tree oil lid scrubs and two doses of oral ivermectin (200 mcg/kg)....Rosacea was present in only three patients."

Indian J Ophthalmol. 2020 May; 68(5): 745–749.
Demodex blepharokeratoconjunctivitis affecting young patients: A case series
Nikunj Vinodbhai Patel, Umang Mathur, Arpan Gandhi, and Manisha Singh

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