A member asked:

I have a dry eyes due to stevens johnson syndrome(drug-allergic).is there a chance this will lead to permanent vision loss?

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Dr. Jay Bradley answered

Specializes in Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery

Yes: Yes. If your dry eye is severe, i would recommend seeing a corneal doctor for aggressive treatment. Many sjs patients benefit from getting fit in corneoscleral contact lens to correct vision and protect the ocular surface.

Answered 11/14/2012

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Yes: Steven johnson syndrome is a medical emergency. It requires urgent, aggressive treatment to save eyes and life.

Answered 4/26/2015

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