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Treatment for vernal kerato conjuctivitis (VKC)

I am from India. I am suffering from VKC since age 15. Today i am 27. Still my eyes go red. itching and feeling of     dryness and heat is there. Recently Its been diagosned that i am suffering from VKC. I have been taken to 5 different eye specialists for last 12 years. Since last year i am taking treatment at L V parsad hospital hyderabad. but i could not get exact cure as if i expect the problem to get cured within a year atleast. If someone can help me with this i will be really greatful towards them.
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vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) is a chronic problem an one speaks more of control than cure. Standard treatment is carefully monitored steroid eye drops. Lubricants (artificial tears)   resistant cases have sometimes responded to Restasis (cyclosporine.

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