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The conjunctiva (plural = conjunctivas or conjunctivae) is a clear mucous membrane consisting of cells and underlying basement membrane that covers the sclera (white part of the eye ) and lines the inside of the eyelids . It is composed of rare stratified columnar epithelium. Contents

Pterygium (conjunctiva) print that page


Pterygium in the conjunctiva is characterized by elastotic degeneration of collagen ( actinic elastosis [ 2 ] ) and fibrovascular proliferation. It has an advancing portion called the head of the pterygium, which is connected to the main body of the pterygium by the neck . Sometimes a line

Plica semilunaris of conjunctiva print that page


The plica semilunaris is a small fold of bulbar conjunctiva on the medial canthus of the eye . It is loose, so that eye movements are not restricted. It is considered a vestigial organ . [ edit ] External links semilunar+conjunctival+fold at eMedicine Dictionary [ edit ] References

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3.2 Hydrogel materials 4 Contact lens prescriptions 5 Complications 5.1 Eyelid 5.2 Conjunctiva 5.3 Cornea 6 Usage 6.1 Insertion 6.2 Removal 6.3 Care 7 Current research 8 See also 9 References

Blast-related ocular trauma print that page

The United States Department of Defense classifies IEDs as explosive machines that are constructed exclusively (i.e., without mass production) and result in the direct physical harm of surrounding individuals. The use of IEDs by insurgents has been the number one cause of death and injury

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Kearns-Sayre syndrome print that page


This triad of CPEO, bilateral pigmentary retinopathy, and cardiac conduction abnormalities was first described in a case report of two patients in 1958 by Thomas Kearns, MD., and G.P Sayre, MD. [ 2 ] A second case was published in 1960 by Jager and co-authors reporting these symptoms in a

Fungal keratitis print that page

A fungal keratitis is an 'inflammation of the eye 's cornea ' (called keratitis ) that results from infection by a fungal organism. Keratomycosis is the Latin terminology equivalent of fungal keratitis - it is the fungal infection of the cornea , the anterior part of the eye which covers

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Ocular ischemic syndrome print that page

Those with ocular ischemic syndrome are typically between the ages of 50 and 80 [ 2 ] [ 3 ] ; twice as many men than women are affected. [ 3 ] More than 90% of those presenting with the condition have vision loss . [ 1 ] Patients may report a dull, radiating ache over the eye and eyebrow

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Galactosemic cataract print that page

A Galactosemic cataract is cataract which is associated with the consequences of galactosemia . Contents 1 Galactosemia 2 Diagnosis 3 Introduction to Galactose Metabolism 4 Galactose Metabolism: The Leloir Pathway 5 The Accumulation of Galactose and Subsequent Pathways

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Equine vision print that page


The equine eye is the largest of any land mammal. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] Its visual abilities are directly related to the animal's behavior and the fact that the horse is a flight animal. Both the strengths and weaknesses of the horse's visual abilities should be taken into consideration when training