Sudden temperature change can increase risk for allergic conjunctivitis

A retrospective study showed a statistically significant relationship between allergic conjunctivitis risk and sudden change in temperature, which can be compounded with a decline in humidity.
“Our findings have implications with regards to predisposition when considering a diagnosis of allergic conjunctivitis or when creating a therapeutic plan for recurrent or severe cases,” Sneh Patel, a medical student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, said at the virtual Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting.
Patel and researchers evaluated the effect

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