Cornea 2021 May 21. Epub 2021 May 21.
Pediatric Ophthalmology Unit, A. Meyer Children's Hospital, Florence, Italy; Pediatric Allergy Unit, A. Meyer Children's Hospital, Florence, Italy; Ophthalmology Unit, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; Centre for Public Health, Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom; University Eye Clinic, San Giuseppe Hospital, IRCCS Multimedica, Milan, Italy; and Department of Clinical Science and Community Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy; Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.
Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of tacrolimus 0.1% eye drops in a large population of pediatric patients affected by a severe form of vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) who responded poorly to cyclosporine eye drops.
Methods: This is a retrospective study based on standardized clinical charts and data collection of consecutive patients affected by severe VKC who responded poorly to cyclosporine eye drops topical treatment but treated with tacrolimus 0. Read More