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1. The itching, burning eye: diagnostic algorithm and management options.
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The healthy ocular surface is a complex, composite unit that is essential for patient comfort and visual function. A number of components need to work in an integrated manner to ensure that this is achieved, and a variety of causes can result in the final common symptom complex that can be termed the itching, burning eye. Many of these causes may be due to relatively common and simple issues related to lid disease, allergies, tear dysfunction, excessive computer use, exposure to polluted environment, and convergence problems. However, a smaller group may have potentially more serious pathology ... Read More »
» Published in Compr Ophthalmol Update. 2006 Jul-Aug;7(4):157-67; discussion 169-70.
2. Immunoglobulin E: Role in asthma and allergic disease: Lessons from the clinic.
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The role of immunoglobulin E (IgE) in allergic asthmatic disease is well established. Allergen-specific IgE binds to its cognate receptors, thus triggering a series of cellular events. These events include presentation of antigen by dendritic cells and the degranulation of mast cells and basophils to release numerous factors that play an integral part in potentiating the disease symptoms. Studies in the mouse indicate that a reduction in IgE levels could lead to significant attenuation of the allergic inflammatory response associated with diseases such as asthma, making IgE a target for the ... Read More »
» Published in Pharmacol Ther. 2007 Jan;113(1):121-33. Epub 2006 Sep 25.
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