• bacterial
  • Smears and bacterial cultures should be done in patients with severe symptoms, immunocompromise, ineffective initial therapy, or a vulnerable eye (eg, after a corneal transplant, in exophthalmos due to Graves disease). (merckmanuals.com)
  • eyelids
  • Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis (SLK) is a chronic and recurrent eye disease which affects the superior bulbar conjunctiva (the clear layer that covers the eyeball, over the sclera ) and tarsal conjunctiva (the clear layer that lines the eyelids), as well as the superior limbic aspect of the cornea (the area above the cornea ). (nih.gov)
  • Factors inducing conjunctiva laxity include thyroid eye disease (usually hyperthyroidism ), tight upper eyelids, and prominent globes. (nih.gov)
  • condition
  • This is because newborn infants can contract the disease from their mother at birth, but eye drops are often given to babies with infected mothers to prevent the condition from forming after delivery. (wisegeekhealth.com)
  • A different condition, known as Contact Lens-Induced Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis (CLSLK) is an eye inflammatory condition with an almost identical presentation, but it is related to contact lens wear. (nih.gov)
  • usually
  • Since the lymphatic system of the newborn is not well developed, follicles will not usually be present, and the lymph nodes will not be enlarged, but the eye of the neonate with chlamydia will be red and inflamed. (healthofchildren.com)