The clinical course of chemical conjunctivitis
includes conjunctival hyperemia which is observed in the first 24 hours of life and improves in the first 48 hours, bilateral palpebral edema and watery discharge.
Irritation, due to chemical conjunctivitis
, could be minimised with colloidal silver as demonstrated in 1896, albeit with a substantial decrease in effectiveness.
can be caused by irritant substances such as cigarette smoke, chopping onions, acids and strong contact lens cleaning solutions.
He was diagnosed with chemical conjunctivitis
and treated symptomatically.
The other eight (four in women) involved localized symptoms (i.e., chemical conjunctivitis
) caused by fleacontrol products splashing into the case-patients' eyes.