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Allergic conjunctivitis print that page

Oedema

of blood vessels, irritate nerve endings and increase secretion of tears. Treatment of allergic conjunctivitis is by avoiding the allergen (e.g. avoiding grass in bloom during the "hay fever season") and treatment with antihistamines , either topical (in the form of eye drops ), or systemic

Trachoma print that page

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incubation period of 5 to 12 days, after which the affected individual experiences symptoms of conjunctivitis , or irritation similar to " pink eye ." Blinding endemic trachoma results from multiple episodes of reinfection that maintains the intense inflammation in the conjunctiva. Without

Contact lens print that page

Contactlenzen_Confortissimo

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

Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis print that page

Sweet%27s_syndrome_pathology

described a disease with four features: fever; leukocytosis; acute, tender, red plaques; and a papillary dermal infiltrate of neutrophils . This led to the name acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis. Larger series of patients showed that fever and neutrophilia are not consistently present

List of optometric abbreviations print that page

accommodation PH Pinhole PL Perception of light POH / PrOH Previous ocular history PPA Peri papillary atrophy Px Patient RAPD Relative afferent pupillary defect RE Right eye Ret. Retinoscopy RHyperT Right Hypertropia RHypoT Right Hypotropia RNFL

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Sweet's syndrome print that page

Sweet%27s_syndrome_pathology

described a disease with four features: fever; leukocytosis; acute, tender, red plaques; and a papillary dermal infiltrate of neutrophils . This led to the name acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis. Larger series of patients showed that fever and neutrophilia are not consistently present

Neonatal onset multisystem inflammatory disease print that page

the meninges with polymorphs . Ocular manifestations occur in 80% and include uveitis (70%), papillary involvement, conjunctivitis and optical neuritis. If untreated these may result in blindness (25%). The sensorineural hearing loss occurs in 75% and tends to be progressive leading to

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Conjunctivitis print that page

Joy_pink_eye_cropped

Classification can be either by cause or by extent of the inflamed area. [ edit ] By cause Allergic conjunctivitis Bacterial conjunctivitis Viral conjunctivitis Chemical conjunctivitis Neonatal conjunctivitis is often defined separately due to different organisms [ edit ] By

Neonatal conjunctivitis print that page

Gonococcal_ophthalmia_neonatorum

Neonatal conjunctivitis by definition presents during the first month of life. It may be infectious or non infectious. [ 2 ] [ edit ] Cause [ edit ] Non infectious Chemical irritants such as silver nitrate can cause chemical conjunctivitis , usually lasting 2–4 days. Thus, silver nitrate

Rheumatoid arthritis print that page

Rheumatoid_Arthritis

About 1% of the world's population is afflicted by rheumatoid arthritis, women three times more often than men. Onset is most frequent between the ages of 40 and 50, but people of any age can be affected. It can be a disabling and painful condition, which can lead to substantial loss of functioning