Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Atopic Dermatitis Questions & Answers

Updated: Jul 12, 2021
  • Author: Sara Fard, MD; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is atopic dermatitis?

What is the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis?

What is the prevalence of atopic dermatitis?

What are the racial predilections of atopic dermatitis?

What are the sexual predilections of atopic dermatitis?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of atopic dermatitis?

What is the prognosis of atopic dermatitis?

Presentation

What causes atopic dermatitis?

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of atopic dermatitis?

Which physical findings are characteristic of atopic dermatitis?

Which ocular findings are characteristic of atopic dermatitis?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Atopic Dermatitis?

Workup

What is the role of lab tests in the diagnosis of atopic dermatitis?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of atopic dermatitis?

Treatment

How is atopic dermatitis treated?

What is the role of steroids in the treatment of atopic dermatitis?

How is atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC) treated?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with atopic dermatitis?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis?

What are the possible ocular complications of corticosteroid therapy for atopic dermatitis?

How are recurrences of atopic dermatitis prevented?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of patients with atopic dermatitis?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis?

Which medications in the drug class Antibiotics, Ophthalmic are used in the treatment of Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Atopic Dermatitis?

Which medications in the drug class Oral antihistamines are used in the treatment of Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Atopic Dermatitis?

Which medications in the drug class Mast cell stabilizers are used in the treatment of Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Atopic Dermatitis?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Atopic Dermatitis?

Which medications in the drug class Calcineurin Inhibitors are used in the treatment of Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Atopic Dermatitis?