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Ptosis (eyelid) print that page


lowering or prolapse of an organ or body part." [ edit ] Causes Phineas Gage displaying ptosis after his famous brain injury Ptosis occurs when the muscles that raise the eyelid ( levator and Müller's muscles) are not strong enough to do so properly. It can affect one eye

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 | 2010/9/26 7:10:06

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The human eye is an organ which reacts to light for several purposes. As a conscious sense organ , the eye allows vision . Rod and cone cells in the retina allow conscious light perception and vision including color differentiation and the perception of depth. The human eye can distinguish

List of dog diseases print that page


This list of dog diseases is a continuously updated selection of diseases and other conditions found in the dog . Some of these diseases are unique to dogs or closely related species, while others are found in other animals, including humans. Not all of the articles listed here contain information

Eyelid revision print that page

The procedure is known to have more complications and issues than initial eyelid surgeries due to the presence of excess scar tissue at the surgery site. Contents 1 Contour Abnormalities 2 Asymmetry 3 Unnaturally High Eyelid Height 4 Ptosis 5 References [ edit ] Contour | 2010/9/25 17:45:09

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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 | 2010/9/25 15:55:35

Aniseikonia print that page

Gr. "an" = "not" , + "is(o)" = "equal," + "eikōn" = "image" [ edit ] Causes Retinal image size is determined by many factors. The size and position of the object being viewed affects the characteristics of the light entering the system. Corrective lenses affect these characteristics and | 2010/9/25 23:14:35

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 | 2010/9/25 19:51:10

Kearns-Sayre syndrome print that page


Onset is in the first and second decades of life. The first symptom of this disease is a unilateral ptosis , or difficulty opening the eyelids, that gradually progressess to a bilateral ptosis . As the ptosis worsens, the individual commonly extends their neck, elevating their chin in an