Consultant Ophthalmologist,
Cataract & Refractive Surgeon

BMedSci BM BS MRCS MRCSEd MRCOpth FRCOphth MMedLaw PgD Cataract & Refractive Surgery

Chlamydial Conjunctivitis

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Vision?

Normal

Stickiness?

No or mild stickiness, increasing slowly with time. Usually chronic conjunctivitis with a history of several weeks duration, resistant to usual treatment. The major feature is redness, irritation and watering.

Laterality?

Often bilateral

Pain?

No

Visual acuity?

Usually normal

Where is the redness?

Redness is more prominent in the inferior fornix.

Stain on cornea?

No

Pupil?

Normal

Is the cornea clear?

Yes

Conjunctival appearance?

Numerous pronounced follicles