Role of the ocular surface microbiome in allergic disease

Kara M. Cavuoto, Allison C. Stradiotto, Anat Galor

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Abstract

Purpose of reviewThe purpose of this review is to provide an update regarding new and emerging data on the role of the ocular surface microbiome in allergic disease.Recent findingsRecent findings support the role of the microbiome in the pathophysiology of allergic disease of the ocular surface.SummaryUnderstanding the role of the ocular surface microbiome in allergic disease may provide a new target for the development of therapeutic interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)482-487
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Volume19
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2019

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Keywords

  • allergic conjunctivitis
  • bacteria
  • microbiome
  • ocular surface

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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