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A corneal ulcer , or ulcerative keratitis , or eyesore is an inflammatory or more seriously, infective condition of the cornea involving disruption of its epithelial layer with involvement of the corneal stroma . It is a common condition in humans particularly in the tropics and the agrarian | 2011/2/10 4:48:02

Corneal ulcers in animals print that page


A corneal ulcer , or ulcerative keratitis , is an inflammatory condition of the cornea involving loss of its outer layer. It is very common in dogs and is sometimes seen in cats . In veterinary medicine , the term corneal ulcer is a generic name for any condition involving the loss of

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

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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

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scars, commonly on the face, which occur in 65–85% of survivors. [ 5 ] Blindness resulting from corneal ulceration and scarring, and limb deformities due to arthritis and osteomyelitis are less common complications, seen in about 2–5% of cases. Smallpox is believed to have emerged

Fungal keratitis print that page

excessive tearing or discharge. The symptoms are markedly less as compared to a similar bacterial ulcer . Signs: The eyelids and adnexa involved shows edema and redness, conjuctiva is chemosed. Ulcer may be present. It is a dry looking corneal ulcer with satellite lesions in the surrounding | 2010/9/26 7:10:06

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

Corneal dystrophies in dogs print that page


Suboptimal vision caused by corneal dystrophy usually requires surgical intervention in the form of corneal transplantation . Penetrating keratoplasty is commonly performed for extensive corneal dystrophy. Corneal dystrophy in dogs usually does not cause any problems and treatment is not

Corneal tattooing print that page

Causes or reasons for corneal tattooing vary from patient to patient, but most patients receive treatment to alter the cosmetic appearance of their eyes due to disease or accident. Some patients also receive treatment for optical purposes, including decreasing a circumstantial glare within | 2011/6/8 0:01:20

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buckling of the lid (tarsus) so the lashes rub on the eye (trichiasis). These lashes will lead to corneal opacities and scarring and then to blindness. Linear scar present in the Sulcus subtarsalis is called Arlt's line(named after Carl Ferdinand von Arlt ). In addition, blood vessels and