keratoconjunctivitis

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keratoconjunctivitis

[¦ker·əd·ō·kən‚jəŋk·tə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
Concurrent inflammation of the cornea and the conjunctiva. Also known as shipyard eye.
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Management, prevention or cure of infection and inflammation of the cornea
In particular, ask about the key "RSVP" symptoms--redness, sensitivity to light, visual changes, and pain--that indicate inflammation of the cornea.
Overexposure can lead to inflammation of the cornea and the conjunctiva in the eye, and causes or accelerates cataract development.