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Superficial keratitis involves the superficial layers of the cornea. After healing, this form of keratitis does not generally leave a scar . Deep keratitis involves deeper layers of the cornea, and the natural course leaves a scar upon healing that impairs vision if on or near the visual

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Interstitial keratitis print that page

The corneal scarring is the end result of the initial invasion of blood vessels into the corneal stroma as part of the inflammatory response. Since normal corneal tissue should be avascular (no blood vessel) and therefore clear to allow light to pass, the presence of blood vessel and the infiltration

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Acanthamoeba keratitis print that page

In the United States, it is nearly always associated with contact lens use, as Acanthamoeba can survive in the space between the lens and the eye. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] For this reason, contact lenses must be properly disinfected before wearing, and should be removed when swimming or

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Keratitis–ichthyosis–deafness syndrome print that page

It is caused by a mutation in connexin 26 . [ citation needed ] [ edit ] See also Senter syndrome Ichthyosis hystrix List of cutaneous conditions [ edit ] References ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set . St. Louis: Mosby

wikipedia.org | 2011/5/3 13:00:31

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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

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The LASIK technique was first made possible by the Colombia -based Spanish ophthalmologist Jose Barraquer , who, around 1950 in his clinic in Bogotá , Colombia, developed the first microkeratome , and developed the technique used to cut thin flaps in the cornea and alter its shape, in a

Conjunctivitis print that page


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 extent

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Herpes viruses cycle between periods of active disease—presenting as blisters containing infectious virus particles—that last 2–21 days, followed by a remission period. Genital herpes, however, is often asymptomatic , though viral shedding may still occur. After initial infection,

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Varicella zoster virus can become latent in the nerve cell bodies and less frequently in non-neuronal satellite cells of dorsal root , cranial nerve or autonomic ganglion , [ 1 ] without causing any symptoms . [ 2 ] Years or decades after a chickenpox infection, the virus may break out