Sublingual immunotherapy for treating allergic conjunctivitis

Source: Cochrane Library
Area: Evidence > Drug Specific Reviews
Background Allergic ocular symptoms, although frequently trivialised, are common and represent an important comorbidity of allergic rhinitis. Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) is an effective and well-tolerated treatment for allergic rhinitis, but its effects on symptoms of ocular allergy have not been well established.   Objectives To evaluate the efficacy of SLIT compared with placebo for reductions in ocular symptoms, topical ocular medication requirements and conjunctival immediate allergen sensitivity.   Search strategy We searched CENTRAL (which contains the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group (Read more...)

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