It is a condition which is caused by an allergic reaction during the warm weather months.
Who can get it?
Vernal conjunctivitis typically occurs in children during the summer months.
What are the symptoms?
Severe itching and a thick discharge from the eyes. White spots or ulcers may form on the cornea and large papillae may form under the upper lid.
What is the treatment?
A trip to the optometrist is recommended, and antihistamines may be prescribed to reduce itching and discharge.