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Clinical dermatology •Review article
Contact dermatitis to ophthalmic solutions
Article first published online: 19 JUL 2012
© The Author(s). CED © 2012 British Association of Dermatologists
Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
Volume 37, Issue 6, pages 593–598, August 2012
How to Cite
Mughal, A. A. and Kalavala, M. (2012), Contact dermatitis to ophthalmic solutions. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 37: 593–598. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2230.2012.04398.x
- Issue published online: 19 JUL 2012
- Article first published online: 19 JUL 2012
- Accepted for publication 21 January 2012
Periorbital and eyelid dermatitis is a recalcitrant and often distressing condition. Allergic contact dermatitis to ophthalmic solutions is an important cause of periorbital and eyelid dermatitis. In this review article, we discuss the allergens involved, the difficulties in patch testing, and the recommended concentrations and vehicles for patch testing.