About 5% of patients with Lyme disease may experience ocular involvement.

Transient conjunctivitis may occur in patients with Lyme's disease.


Clinical manifestations of ocular Lyme borreliosis:

(1) decreased visual acuity

(2) keratitis

(3) anterior uveitis

(4) uveitis intermedia



(1) corneal scar

(2) permanent loss of visual acuity


It may be more common in patients with neuroborreliosis.

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