What is the role of lab tests in the workup of ocular rosacea?

Updated: Mar 03, 2020
  • Author: Jitander Dudee, MD, MA(Cantab), FACS, FRCOphth; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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The diagnosis of ocular rosacea is established clinically and is often aided by dermatologic findings. Laboratory studies are not indicated. In cases of neovascularization and atypical presentation, ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) should be ruled out.


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