Keratoconjunctivitis photoelectrica

Last Updated: 2019-08-26

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

ICD11: -

UV radiation, which is reflected several times by the snow and finally triggers snow blindness.

UV-B and UV-C rays cause spotty necrosis in the eye with subsequent conjunctivitis or keratitis.

Snow blindness.


Ophthalmological examination

UV glasses should always be worn as part of light therapy.