Roundtable: Corneal consequences of chronic inflammation can be severe in children

Meibomian gland dysfunction is not an adults-only disease, and when the combination of inflammation of the eyelids, conjunctiva and cornea is prolonged in children, the corneal consequences and effect on vision can be severe.
This chronic inflammation, called blepharokeratoconjunctivitis, can result in corneal scarring, vascularization and opacity, which in children can cause symptoms of irritation, watering, photophobia and reduced vision.
Here, the OSN Pediatrics/Strabismus Board Members, led by Section Editor Robert S. Gold, MD, at the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and

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