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Recurrent corneal erosion print that page

There is often a history of previous corneal injury ( corneal abrasion or ulcer ), but also may be due to corneal dystrophy or corneal disease. In other words, one may suffer from corneal erosions as a result of another disorder, such as map dot fingerprint disease . [ 1 ] [ edit ] | 2010/10/1 13:35:59

LASIK print that page


patented in 1973 by Mani Lal Bhaumik in refractive surgeries. (RK is a procedure in which radial corneal cuts are made, typically using a micrometer diamond knife, and is completely different from LASIK). In 1968 at the Northrop Corporation Research and Technology Center of the University

Corneal dystrophy print that page


The distrophies could be subdivided based on specie affected: Corneal dystrophies in human Corneal dystrophies in dogs Corneal dystrophies in cats Corneal dystrophy in a dog Contents 1 Signs and symptoms 2 Pathophysiology 3 Classification 4 Treatment 5 Prognosis

Mucopolysaccharidosis print that page

People with a mucopolysaccharidosis disease either do not produce enough of one of the 11 enzymes required to break down these sugar chains into simpler molecules, or they produce enzymes that do not work properly. Over time, these glycosaminoglycans collect in the cells, blood and connective | 2011/5/6 17:16:29

Pannus print that page

prostaglandins, and substance P by macrophages, which ultimately cause cartilage destruction and bone erosion . ” [ edit ] Pannus in ophthalmology In ophthalmology , pannus refers to the growth of blood vessels into the peripheral cornea . In normal individuals, the cornea is avascular | 2011/2/25 16:46:55

Familial dysautonomia print that page


older child with FD might include: Delayed speech and walking Unsteady gait Spinal curvature Corneal abrasion Less perception in pain or temperature with nervous system . Poor growth Erratic or unstable blood pressure . Red puffy hands Dysautonomia crisis: constellation of symptoms

Contact lens print that page


A contact lens (also known simply as contacts for a pair) is a corrective , cosmetic , or therapeutic lens usually placed on the cornea of the eye . Leonardo da Vinci is credited with describing and sketching the first ideas for contact lenses in 1508, but it was more than 300 years later

Epi-LASIK print that page

Advantages Less damage to corneal nerves, hence safer in Dry Eyes If cornea is abnormal for LASIK, epilasik may still be an option The first cases outside Greece were performed in September 2003 . [ edit ] Complications Although relatively uncommon, the following are some of the more | 2010/9/25 1:48:33

Keratoconjunctivitis sicca print that page

Typical symptoms of keratoconjunctivitis sicca are dryness, burning [ 3 ] and a sandy-gritty eye irritation that gets worse as the day goes on. [ 1 ] Symptoms may also be described as itchy, [ 3 ] scratchy, [ 4 ] stingy [ 3 ] or tired [ 3 ] eyes. Other symptoms are pain, [ 5 ] redness | 2011/3/15 6:44:05

Robert Maloney (doctor) print that page

Robert K. Maloney, MD, MA (Oxon), is a former Rhodes Scholar and Summa Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University. He completed his education at Oxford University and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Maloney was the first surgeon in western North America to perform LASIK surgery as part of the original | 2011/5/25 10:53:38