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Rick, My 8 years old son was diagnosed with vernal

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Hi Dr. Rick,My 8 years old son was diagnosed with vernal keratoconjunctivitis 4 years ago. We recently went to the hospital because he had flare up. Today I have received the report of our visit. Ophthalmologist stated that his eye is white and cornea is clear with few punctate stains.What are punctate stains? Can it cause any permanent damage?

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They are nothing to be worried about.

It is just from a few very, very small areas where is cornea is taking up some of the yellow dye they use on his eye during the exam.

It is nothing to worry about.....might be from just a little bit of dryness of his eyes or mild inflammation related to his ongoing vernal.

So. What is the take home message?

This is nothing to concern yourself over.

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you Dr. Rick! She told us that his eyes are a bit dry. Can they go away once his eyes are improved?

yes. They are very transient....they can be seen on exam and gone during an evaluation an hour later....

Nothing to worry about at all.

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you very much Dr. Rick!

Have a good weekend :-)

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
You too :)