The process in which light signals are transformed by the PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS into electrical signals which can then be transmitted to the brain.
Vision considered to be inferior to normal vision as represented by accepted standards of acuity, field of vision, or motility. Low vision generally refers to visual disorders that are caused by diseases that cannot be corrected by refraction (e.g., MACULAR DEGENERATION; RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA; DIABETIC RETINOPATHY, etc.).
Visual impairments limiting one or more of the basic functions of the eye: visual acuity, dark adaptation, color vision, or peripheral vision. These may result from EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; VISUAL PATHWAY diseases; OCCIPITAL LOBE diseases; OCULAR MOTILITY DISORDERS; and other conditions (From Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p132).
A series of tests used to assess various functions of the eyes.
Defects of color vision are mainly hereditary traits but can be secondary to acquired or developmental abnormalities in the CONES (RETINA). Severity of hereditary defects of color vision depends on the degree of mutation of the ROD OPSINS genes (on X CHROMOSOME and CHROMOSOME 3) that code the photopigments for red, green and blue.
The blending of separate images seen by each eye into one composite image.
A condition in which the intraocular pressure is elevated above normal and which may lead to glaucoma.
The organ of sight constituting a pair of globular organs made up of a three-layered roughly spherical structure specialized for receiving and responding to light.
Clarity or sharpness of OCULAR VISION or the ability of the eye to see fine details. Visual acuity depends on the functions of RETINA, neuronal transmission, and the interpretative ability of the brain. Normal visual acuity is expressed as 20/20 indicating that one can see at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance. Visual acuity can also be influenced by brightness, color, and contrast.
Images seen by one eye.
Infection caused by the protozoan parasite TOXOPLASMA in which there is extensive connective tissue proliferation, the retina surrounding the lesions remains normal, and the ocular media remain clear. Chorioretinitis may be associated with all forms of toxoplasmosis, but is usually a late sequel of congenital toxoplasmosis. The severe ocular lesions in infants may lead to blindness.
Function of the human eye that is used in dim illumination (scotopic intensities) or at nighttime. Scotopic vision is performed by RETINAL ROD PHOTORECEPTORS with high sensitivity to light and peak absorption wavelength at 507 nm near the blue end of the spectrum.
The inability to see or the loss or absence of perception of visual stimuli. This condition may be the result of EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; OPTIC CHIASM diseases; or BRAIN DISEASES affecting the VISUAL PATHWAYS or OCCIPITAL LOBE.
Refraction of LIGHT effected by the media of the EYE.
The functional superiority and preferential use of one eye over the other. The term is usually applied to superiority in sighting (VISUAL PERCEPTION) or motor task but not difference in VISUAL ACUITY or dysfunction of one of the eyes. Ocular dominance can be modified by visual input and NEUROTROPHIC FACTORS.
Processes and properties of the EYE as a whole or of any of its parts.
Albinism affecting the eye in which pigment of the hair and skin is normal or only slightly diluted. The classic type is X-linked (Nettleship-Falls), but an autosomal recessive form also exists. Ocular abnormalities may include reduced pigmentation of the iris, nystagmus, photophobia, strabismus, and decreased visual acuity.
Type of vision test used to determine COLOR VISION DEFECTS.
Damage or trauma inflicted to the eye by external means. The concept includes both surface injuries and intraocular injuries.
Disorders that feature impairment of eye movements as a primary manifestation of disease. These conditions may be divided into infranuclear, nuclear, and supranuclear disorders. Diseases of the eye muscles or oculomotor cranial nerves (III, IV, and VI) are considered infranuclear. Nuclear disorders are caused by disease of the oculomotor, trochlear, or abducens nuclei in the BRAIN STEM. Supranuclear disorders are produced by dysfunction of higher order sensory and motor systems that control eye movements, including neural networks in the CEREBRAL CORTEX; BASAL GANGLIA; CEREBELLUM; and BRAIN STEM. Ocular torticollis refers to a head tilt that is caused by an ocular misalignment. Opsoclonus refers to rapid, conjugate oscillations of the eyes in multiple directions, which may occur as a parainfectious or paraneoplastic condition (e.g., OPSOCLONUS-MYOCLONUS SYNDROME). (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p240)
Mental processing of chromatic signals (COLOR VISION) from the eye by the VISUAL CORTEX where they are converted into symbolic representations. Color perception involves numerous neurons, and is influenced not only by the distribution of wavelengths from the viewed object, but also by its background color and brightness contrast at its boundary.
Tumors or cancer of the EYE.
The transparent anterior portion of the fibrous coat of the eye consisting of five layers: stratified squamous CORNEAL EPITHELIUM; BOWMAN MEMBRANE; CORNEAL STROMA; DESCEMET MEMBRANE; and mesenchymal CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM. It serves as the first refracting medium of the eye. It is structurally continuous with the SCLERA, avascular, receiving its nourishment by permeation through spaces between the lamellae, and is innervated by the ophthalmic division of the TRIGEMINAL NERVE via the ciliary nerves and those of the surrounding conjunctiva which together form plexuses. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Measurement of ocular tension (INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE) with a tonometer. (Cline, et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Deviations from the average or standard indices of refraction of the eye through its dioptric or refractive apparatus.
The ability to detect sharp boundaries (stimuli) and to detect slight changes in luminance at regions without distinct contours. Psychophysical measurements of this visual function are used to evaluate visual acuity and to detect eye disease.
The total area or space visible in a person's peripheral vision with the eye looking straightforward.
The ten-layered nervous tissue membrane of the eye. It is continuous with the OPTIC NERVE and receives images of external objects and transmits visual impulses to the brain. Its outer surface is in contact with the CHOROID and the inner surface with the VITREOUS BODY. The outer-most layer is pigmented, whereas the inner nine layers are transparent.
The pressure of the fluids in the eye.
Persons with loss of vision such that there is an impact on activities of daily living.
A pair of ophthalmic lenses in a frame or mounting which is supported by the nose and ears. The purpose is to aid or improve vision. It does not include goggles or nonprescription sun glasses for which EYE PROTECTIVE DEVICES is available.
Tuberculous infection of the eye, primarily the iris, ciliary body, and choroid.
Sterile solutions that are intended for instillation into the eye. It does not include solutions for cleaning eyeglasses or CONTACT LENS SOLUTIONS.
The fluid secreted by the lacrimal glands. This fluid moistens the CONJUNCTIVA and CORNEA.
Misalignment of the visual axes of the eyes. In comitant strabismus the degree of ocular misalignment does not vary with the direction of gaze. In noncomitant strabismus the degree of misalignment varies depending on direction of gaze or which eye is fixating on the target. (Miller, Walsh & Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, p641)
The selecting and organizing of visual stimuli based on the individual's past experience.
Investigative technique commonly used during ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY in which a series of bright light flashes or visual patterns are used to elicit brain activity.
A nonspecific term referring to impaired vision. Major subcategories include stimulus deprivation-induced amblyopia and toxic amblyopia. Stimulus deprivation-induced amblyopia is a developmental disorder of the visual cortex. A discrepancy between visual information received by the visual cortex from each eye results in abnormal cortical development. STRABISMUS and REFRACTIVE ERRORS may cause this condition. Toxic amblyopia is a disorder of the OPTIC NERVE which is associated with ALCOHOLISM, tobacco SMOKING, and other toxins and as an adverse effect of the use of some medications.
Mild to severe infections of the eye and its adjacent structures (adnexa) by adult or larval protozoan or metazoan parasites.
Inflammation of part or all of the uvea, the middle (vascular) tunic of the eye, and commonly involving the other tunics (sclera and cornea, and the retina). (Dorland, 27th ed)
The positioning and accommodation of eyes that allows the image to be brought into place on the FOVEA CENTRALIS of each eye.
Diseases of the cornea.
Partial or complete opacity on or in the lens or capsule of one or both eyes, impairing vision or causing blindness. The many kinds of cataract are classified by their morphology (size, shape, location) or etiology (cause and time of occurrence). (Dorland, 27th ed)
An ocular disease, occurring in many forms, having as its primary characteristics an unstable or a sustained increase in the intraocular pressure which the eye cannot withstand without damage to its structure or impairment of its function. The consequences of the increased pressure may be manifested in a variety of symptoms, depending upon type and severity, such as excavation of the optic disk, hardness of the eyeball, corneal anesthesia, reduced visual acuity, seeing of colored halos around lights, disturbed dark adaptation, visual field defects, and headaches. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
The transparent, semigelatinous substance that fills the cavity behind the CRYSTALLINE LENS of the EYE and in front of the RETINA. It is contained in a thin hyaloid membrane and forms about four fifths of the optic globe.
The difference between two images on the retina when looking at a visual stimulus. This occurs since the two retinas do not have the same view of the stimulus because of the location of our eyes. Thus the left eye does not get exactly the same view as the right eye.
The absence or restriction of the usual external sensory stimuli to which the individual responds.
A refractive error in which rays of light entering the EYE parallel to the optic axis are brought to a focus in front of the RETINA when accommodation (ACCOMMODATION, OCULAR) is relaxed. This results from an overly curved CORNEA or from the eyeball being too long from front to back. It is also called nearsightedness.
Photosensitive afferent neurons located primarily within the FOVEA CENTRALIS of the MACULA LUTEA. There are three major types of cone cells (red, blue, and green) whose photopigments have different spectral sensitivity curves. Retinal cone cells operate in daylight vision (at photopic intensities) providing color recognition and central visual acuity.
The minimum amount of stimulus energy necessary to elicit a sensory response.
The science dealing with the correlation of the physical characteristics of a stimulus, e.g., frequency or intensity, with the response to the stimulus, in order to assess the psychologic factors involved in the relationship.
A surgical specialty concerned with the structure and function of the eye and the medical and surgical treatment of its defects and diseases.
Corneal and conjunctival dryness due to deficient tear production, predominantly in menopausal and post-menopausal women. Filamentary keratitis or erosion of the conjunctival and corneal epithelium may be caused by these disorders. Sensation of the presence of a foreign body in the eye and burning of the eyes may occur.
Infection, moderate to severe, caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses, which occurs either on the external surface of the eye or intraocularly with probable inflammation, visual impairment, or blindness.
Devices that help people with impaired sensory responses.
Abnormally low intraocular pressure often related to chronic inflammation (uveitis).
Voluntary or reflex-controlled movements of the eye.
Congenital absence of or defects in structures of the eye; may also be hereditary.
The dioptric adjustment of the EYE (to attain maximal sharpness of retinal imagery for an object of regard) referring to the ability, to the mechanism, or to the process. Ocular accommodation is the effecting of refractive changes by changes in the shape of the CRYSTALLINE LENS. Loosely, it refers to ocular adjustments for VISION, OCULAR at various distances. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
An area approximately 1.5 millimeters in diameter within the macula lutea where the retina thins out greatly because of the oblique shifting of all layers except the pigment epithelium layer. It includes the sloping walls of the fovea (clivus) and contains a few rods in its periphery. In its center (foveola) are the cones most adapted to yield high visual acuity, each cone being connected to only one ganglion cell. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Recording of electric potentials in the retina after stimulation by light.
The turning inward of the lines of sight toward each other.
The thin, highly vascular membrane covering most of the posterior of the eye between the RETINA and SCLERA.
The most anterior portion of the uveal layer, separating the anterior chamber from the posterior. It consists of two layers - the stroma and the pigmented epithelium. Color of the iris depends on the amount of melanin in the stroma on reflection from the pigmented epithelium.
Degenerative changes in the RETINA usually of older adults which results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the MACULA LUTEA) because of damage to the retina. It occurs in dry and wet forms.
The concave interior of the eye, consisting of the retina, the choroid, the sclera, the optic disk, and blood vessels, seen by means of the ophthalmoscope. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
The clear, watery fluid which fills the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye. It has a refractive index lower than the crystalline lens, which it surrounds, and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea and the crystalline lens. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p319)
The front third of the eyeball that includes the structures between the front surface of the cornea and the front of the VITREOUS BODY.
The white, opaque, fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball, covering it entirely excepting the segment covered anteriorly by the cornea. It is essentially avascular but contains apertures for vessels, lymphatics, and nerves. It receives the tendons of insertion of the extraocular muscles and at the corneoscleral junction contains the canal of Schlemm. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
A ring of tissue extending from the scleral spur to the ora serrata of the RETINA. It consists of the uveal portion and the epithelial portion. The ciliary muscle is in the uveal portion and the ciliary processes are in the epithelial portion.
Infections in the inner or external eye caused by microorganisms belonging to several families of bacteria. Some of the more common genera found are Haemophilus, Neisseria, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, and Chlamydia.
Area of the OCCIPITAL LOBE concerned with the processing of visual information relayed via VISUAL PATHWAYS.
Filarial infection of the eyes transmitted from person to person by bites of Onchocerca volvulus-infected black flies. The microfilariae of Onchocerca are thus deposited beneath the skin. They migrate through various tissues including the eye. Those persons infected have impaired vision and up to 20% are blind. The incidence of eye lesions has been reported to be as high as 30% in Central America and parts of Africa.
Perception of three-dimensionality.
A transparent, biconvex structure of the EYE, enclosed in a capsule and situated behind the IRIS and in front of the vitreous humor (VITREOUS BODY). It is slightly overlapped at its margin by the ciliary processes. Adaptation by the CILIARY BODY is crucial for OCULAR ACCOMMODATION.
The function of the eye that is used in the intermediate level of illumination (mesopic intensities) where both the RETINAL ROD PHOTORECEPTORS and the RETINAL CONE PHOTORECEPTORS are active in processing light input simultaneously.
The illumination of an environment and the arrangement of lights to achieve an effect or optimal visibility. Its application is in domestic or in public settings and in medical and non-medical environments.
Surgery performed on the eye or any of its parts.
Set of cell bodies and nerve fibers conducting impulses from the eyes to the cerebral cortex. It includes the RETINA; OPTIC NERVE; optic tract; and geniculocalcarine tract.
Mental process to visually perceive a critical number of facts (the pattern), such as characters, shapes, displays, or designs.
Photosensitive proteins in the membranes of PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS such as the rods and the cones. Opsins have varied light absorption properties and are members of the G-PROTEIN-COUPLED RECEPTORS family. Their ligands are VITAMIN A-based chromophores.
Visualization of a vascular system after intravenous injection of a fluorescein solution. The images may be photographed or televised. It is used especially in studying the retinal and uveal vasculature.
The adjustment of the eye to variations in the intensity of light. Light adaptation is the adjustment of the eye when the light threshold is increased; DARK ADAPTATION when the light is greatly reduced. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
The space in the eye, filled with aqueous humor, bounded anteriorly by the cornea and a small portion of the sclera and posteriorly by a small portion of the ciliary body, the iris, and that part of the crystalline lens which presents through the pupil. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p109)
Photosensitive protein complexes of varied light absorption properties which are expressed in the PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS. They are OPSINS conjugated with VITAMIN A-based chromophores. Chromophores capture photons of light, leading to the activation of opsins and a biochemical cascade that ultimately excites the photoreceptor cells.
Inflammation of the cornea.
Diseases affecting the eye.
Stratified squamous epithelium that covers the outer surface of the CORNEA. It is smooth and contains many free nerve endings.
The removal of a cataractous CRYSTALLINE LENS from the eye.
Each of the upper and lower folds of SKIN which cover the EYE when closed.
The aperture in the iris through which light passes.
An objective determination of the refractive state of the eye (NEARSIGHTEDNESS; FARSIGHTEDNESS; ASTIGMATISM). By using a RETINOSCOPE, the amount of correction and the power of lens needed can be determined.
Glaucoma in which the angle of the anterior chamber is open and the trabecular meshwork does not encroach on the base of the iris.
Application of pharmaceutically active agents on the tissues of the EYE.
Involuntary movements of the eye that are divided into two types, jerk and pendular. Jerk nystagmus has a slow phase in one direction followed by a corrective fast phase in the opposite direction, and is usually caused by central or peripheral vestibular dysfunction. Pendular nystagmus features oscillations that are of equal velocity in both directions and this condition is often associated with visual loss early in life. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p272)
Inflammation of the eyelids.
The normal decreasing elasticity of the crystalline lens that leads to loss of accommodation.
The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.
Disorder occurring in the central or peripheral area of the cornea. The usual degree of transparency becomes relatively opaque.
Infections of the eye caused by minute intracellular agents. These infections may lead to severe inflammation in various parts of the eye - conjunctiva, iris, eyelids, etc. Several viruses have been identified as the causative agents. Among these are Herpesvirus, Adenovirus, Poxvirus, and Myxovirus.
A chronic blistering disease with predilection for mucous membranes and less frequently the skin, and with a tendency to scarring. It is sometimes called ocular pemphigoid because of conjunctival mucous membrane involvement.
The muscles that move the eye. Included in this group are the medial rectus, lateral rectus, superior rectus, inferior rectus, inferior oblique, superior oblique, musculus orbitalis, and levator palpebrae superioris.
Awareness of oneself in relation to time, place and person.
The real or apparent movement of objects through the visual field.
A localized defect in the visual field bordered by an area of normal vision. This occurs with a variety of EYE DISEASES (e.g., RETINAL DISEASES and GLAUCOMA); OPTIC NERVE DISEASES, and other conditions.
The awareness of the spatial properties of objects; includes physical space.
Lenses designed to be worn on the front surface of the eyeball. (UMDNS, 1999)
Inflammation of the choroid in which the sensory retina becomes edematous and opaque. The inflammatory cells and exudate may burst through the sensory retina to cloud the vitreous body.
Photosensitive proteins expressed in the ROD PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS. They are the protein components of rod photoreceptor pigments such as RHODOPSIN.
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.
The sensory discrimination of a pattern shape or outline.
The surgical removal of the eyeball leaving the eye muscles and remaining orbital contents intact.
A visual symptom in which a single object is perceived by the visual cortex as two objects rather than one. Disorders associated with this condition include REFRACTIVE ERRORS; STRABISMUS; OCULOMOTOR NERVE DISEASES; TROCHLEAR NERVE DISEASES; ABDUCENS NERVE DISEASES; and diseases of the BRAIN STEM and OCCIPITAL LOBE.
Inanimate objects that become enclosed in the eye.
A refractive error in which rays of light entering the eye parallel to the optic axis are brought to a focus behind the retina, as a result of the eyeball being too short from front to back. It is also called farsightedness because the near point is more distant than it is in emmetropia with an equal amplitude of accommodation. (Dorland, 27th ed)
The professional practice of primary eye and vision care that includes the measurement of visual refractive power and the correction of visual defects with lenses or glasses.
Infection by a variety of fungi, usually through four possible mechanisms: superficial infection producing conjunctivitis, keratitis, or lacrimal obstruction; extension of infection from neighboring structures - skin, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx; direct introduction during surgery or accidental penetrating trauma; or via the blood or lymphatic routes in patients with underlying mycoses.
A superficial, epithelial Herpesvirus hominis infection of the cornea, characterized by the presence of small vesicles which may break down and coalesce to form dendritic ulcers (KERATITIS, DENDRITIC). (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)
Congenital anomaly in which some of the structures of the eye are absent due to incomplete fusion of the fetal intraocular fissure during gestation.
Bony cavity that holds the eyeball and its associated tissues and appendages.
Pieces of glass or other transparent materials used for magnification or increased visual acuity.
Differential response to different stimuli.
Relatively bright light, or the dazzling sensation of relatively bright light, which produces unpleasantness or discomfort, or which interferes with optimal VISION, OCULAR. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
The blood vessels which supply and drain the RETINA.
Adjustment of the eyes under conditions of low light. The sensitivity of the eye to light is increased during dark adaptation.
Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of diseases of the eye or of vision disorders.
Refers to any inflammation of the sclera including episcleritis, a benign condition affecting only the episclera, which is generally short-lived and easily treated. Classic scleritis, on the other hand, affects deeper tissue and is characterized by higher rates of visual acuity loss and even mortality, particularly in necrotizing form. Its characteristic symptom is severe and general head pain. Scleritis has also been associated with systemic collagen disease. Etiology is unknown but is thought to involve a local immune response. Treatment is difficult and includes administration of anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive agents such as corticosteroids. Inflammation of the sclera may also be secondary to inflammation of adjacent tissues, such as the conjunctiva.
Separation of the inner layers of the retina (neural retina) from the pigment epithelium. Retinal detachment occurs more commonly in men than in women, in eyes with degenerative myopia, in aging and in aphakia. It may occur after an uncomplicated cataract extraction, but it is seen more often if vitreous humor has been lost during surgery. (Dorland, 27th ed; Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p310-12).
Injury to any part of the eye by extreme heat, chemical agents, or ultraviolet radiation.
A beta-adrenergic antagonist similar in action to PROPRANOLOL. The levo-isomer is the more active. Timolol has been proposed as an antihypertensive, antiarrhythmic, antiangina, and antiglaucoma agent. It is also used in the treatment of MIGRAINE DISORDERS and tremor.
Visual sensation derived from sensory stimulation by objects or shadows inside the eye itself, such as floating vitreous fibers, tissues, or blood.
A chronic infection of the CONJUNCTIVA and CORNEA caused by CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS.
Examination of the interior of the eye with an ophthalmoscope.
Personal devices for protection of the eyes from impact, flying objects, glare, liquids, or injurious radiation.
Disease of the RETINA as a complication of DIABETES MELLITUS. It is characterized by the progressive microvascular complications, such as ANEURYSM, interretinal EDEMA, and intraocular PATHOLOGIC NEOVASCULARIZATION.
The 2nd cranial nerve which conveys visual information from the RETINA to the brain. The nerve carries the axons of the RETINAL GANGLION CELLS which sort at the OPTIC CHIASM and continue via the OPTIC TRACTS to the brain. The largest projection is to the lateral geniculate nuclei; other targets include the SUPERIOR COLLICULI and the SUPRACHIASMATIC NUCLEI. Though known as the second cranial nerve, it is considered part of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Specialized PHOTOTRANSDUCTION neurons in the vertebrates, such as the RETINAL ROD CELLS and the RETINAL CONE CELLS. Non-visual photoreceptor neurons have been reported in the deep brain, the PINEAL GLAND and organs of the circadian system.
Tumors of the choroid; most common intraocular tumors are malignant melanomas of the choroid. These usually occur after puberty and increase in incidence with advancing age. Most malignant melanomas of the uveal tract develop from benign melanomas (nevi).
Inflammation of the anterior uvea comprising the iris, angle structures, and the ciliary body. Manifestations of this disorder include ciliary injection, exudation into the anterior chamber, iris changes, and adhesions between the iris and lens (posterior synechiae). Intraocular pressure may be increased or reduced.
Bleeding from the vessels of the retina.
Analogs or derivatives of prostaglandins F that do not occur naturally in the body. They do not include the product of the chemical synthesis of hormonal PGF.
The visually perceived property of objects created by absorption or reflection of specific wavelengths of light.
The electric response evoked in the cerebral cortex by visual stimulation or stimulation of the visual pathways.
The point or frequency at which all flicker of an intermittent light stimulus disappears.
A retrogressive pathological change in the retina, focal or generalized, caused by genetic defects, inflammation, trauma, vascular disease, or aging. Degeneration affecting predominantly the macula lutea of the retina is MACULAR DEGENERATION. (Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p304)
Total loss of vision in all or part of the visual field due to bilateral OCCIPITAL LOBE (i.e., VISUAL CORTEX) damage or dysfunction. Anton syndrome is characterized by the psychic denial of true, organic cortical blindness. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p460)
Simultaneous inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva.
Tumors or cancer of the CONJUNCTIVA.
Congenital or developmental anomaly in which the eyeballs are abnormally small.
The layer of pigment-containing epithelial cells in the RETINA; the CILIARY BODY; and the IRIS in the eye.
The tear-forming and tear-conducting system which includes the lacrimal glands, eyelid margins, conjunctival sac, and the tear drainage system.
A condition of an inequality of refractive power of the two eyes.
Artery originating from the internal carotid artery and distributing to the eye, orbit and adjacent facial structures.
Inflammation of the choroid.
Method of measuring and mapping the scope of vision, from central to peripheral of each eye.
The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.
Photosensitive afferent neurons located in the peripheral retina, with their density increases radially away from the FOVEA CENTRALIS. Being much more sensitive to light than the RETINAL CONE CELLS, the rod cells are responsible for twilight vision (at scotopic intensities) as well as peripheral vision, but provide no color discrimination.
The use of statistical and mathematical methods to analyze biological observations and phenomena.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The measurement of curvature and shape of the anterior surface of the cornea using techniques such as keratometry, keratoscopy, photokeratoscopy, profile photography, computer-assisted image processing and videokeratography. This measurement is often applied in the fitting of contact lenses and in diagnosing corneal diseases or corneal changes including keratoconus, which occur after keratotomy and keratoplasty.
Conditions which produce injury or dysfunction of the second cranial or optic nerve, which is generally considered a component of the central nervous system. Damage to optic nerve fibers may occur at or near their origin in the retina, at the optic disk, or in the nerve, optic chiasm, optic tract, or lateral geniculate nuclei. Clinical manifestations may include decreased visual acuity and contrast sensitivity, impaired color vision, and an afferent pupillary defect.
Loss of epithelial tissue from the surface of the cornea due to progressive erosion and necrosis of the tissue; usually caused by bacterial, fungal, or viral infection.
Atrophy of the optic disk which may be congenital or acquired. This condition indicates a deficiency in the number of nerve fibers which arise in the RETINA and converge to form the OPTIC DISK; OPTIC NERVE; OPTIC CHIASM; and optic tracts. GLAUCOMA; ISCHEMIA; inflammation, a chronic elevation of intracranial pressure, toxins, optic nerve compression, and inherited conditions (see OPTIC ATROPHIES, HEREDITARY) are relatively common causes of this condition.
Neurons of the innermost layer of the retina, the internal plexiform layer. They are of variable sizes and shapes, and their axons project via the OPTIC NERVE to the brain. A small subset of these cells act as photoreceptors with projections to the SUPRACHIASMATIC NUCLEUS, the center for regulating CIRCADIAN RHYTHM.
The pigmented vascular coat of the eyeball, consisting of the CHOROID; CILIARY BODY; and IRIS, which are continuous with each other. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
An imaging method using LASERS that is used for mapping subsurface structure. When a reflective site in the sample is at the same optical path length (coherence) as the reference mirror, the detector observes interference fringes.
A ready-made or custom-made prosthesis of glass or plastic shaped and colored to resemble the anterior portion of a normal eye and used for cosmetic reasons. It is attached to the anterior portion of an orbital implant (ORBITAL IMPLANTS) which is placed in the socket of an enucleated or eviscerated eye. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The administration of substances into the VITREOUS BODY of the eye with a hypodermic syringe.
Hereditary, progressive degeneration of the neuroepithelium of the retina characterized by night blindness and progressive contraction of the visual field.
Inflammation of the RETINA. It is rarely limited to the retina, but is commonly associated with diseases of the choroid (CHORIORETINITIS) and of the OPTIC DISK (neuroretinitis).
Unequal curvature of the refractive surfaces of the eye. Thus a point source of light cannot be brought to a point focus on the retina but is spread over a more or less diffuse area. This results from the radius of curvature in one plane being longer or shorter than the radius at right angles to it. (Dorland, 27th ed)
An abrupt voluntary shift in ocular fixation from one point to another, as occurs in reading.
A form of herpetic keratitis characterized by the formation of small vesicles which break down and coalesce to form recurring dendritic ulcers, characteristically irregular, linear, branching, and ending in knoblike extremities. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)
Inflammation of the iris characterized by circumcorneal injection, aqueous flare, keratotic precipitates, and constricted and sluggish pupil along with discoloration of the iris.
A pathological process consisting of the formation of new blood vessels in the CHOROID.
The distance between the anterior and posterior poles of the eye, measured either by ULTRASONOGRAPHY or by partial coherence interferometry.
Normal nystagmus produced by looking at objects moving across the field of vision.
An oval area in the retina, 3 to 5 mm in diameter, usually located temporal to the posterior pole of the eye and slightly below the level of the optic disk. It is characterized by the presence of a yellow pigment diffusely permeating the inner layers, contains the fovea centralis in its center, and provides the best phototropic visual acuity. It is devoid of retinal blood vessels, except in its periphery, and receives nourishment from the choriocapillaris of the choroid. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Inflammation of the optic nerve. Commonly associated conditions include autoimmune disorders such as MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, infections, and granulomatous diseases. Clinical features include retro-orbital pain that is aggravated by eye movement, loss of color vision, and contrast sensitivity that may progress to severe visual loss, an afferent pupillary defect (Marcus-Gunn pupil), and in some instances optic disc hyperemia and swelling. Inflammation may occur in the portion of the nerve within the globe (neuropapillitis or anterior optic neuritis) or the portion behind the globe (retrobulbar neuritis or posterior optic neuritis).
Central retinal artery and its branches. It arises from the ophthalmic artery, pierces the optic nerve and runs through its center, enters the eye through the porus opticus and branches to supply the retina.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
Introduction of substances into the body using a needle and syringe.
The single layer of pigment-containing epithelial cells in the RETINA, situated closely to the tips (outer segments) of the RETINAL PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS. These epithelial cells are macroglia that perform essential functions for the photoreceptor cells, such as in nutrient transport, phagocytosis of the shed photoreceptor membranes, and ensuring retinal attachment.
Failure or imperfection of vision at night or in dim light, with good vision only on bright days. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Neoplasms of the bony orbit and contents except the eyeball.
The portion of the optic nerve seen in the fundus with the ophthalmoscope. It is formed by the meeting of all the retinal ganglion cell axons as they enter the optic nerve.
A form of ocular misalignment characterized by an excessive convergence of the visual axes, resulting in a "cross-eye" appearance. An example of this condition occurs when paralysis of the lateral rectus muscle causes an abnormal inward deviation of one eye on attempted gaze.
Substances added to pharmaceutical preparations to protect them from chemical change or microbial action. They include ANTI-BACTERIAL AGENTS and antioxidants.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Removal of the whole or part of the vitreous body in treating endophthalmitis, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, intraocular foreign bodies, and some types of glaucoma.
Recording of the average amplitude of the resting potential arising between the cornea and the retina in light and dark adaptation as the eyes turn a standard distance to the right and the left. The increase in potential with light adaptation is used to evaluate the condition of the retinal pigment epithelium.
Inflammation in which both the anterior and posterior segments of the uvea are involved and a specific focus is not apparent. It is often severe and extensive and a serious threat to vision. Causes include systemic diseases such as tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, and syphilis, as well as malignancies. The intermediate segment of the eye is not involved.
Conjunctivitis due to hypersensitivity to various allergens.
Transmission of gene defects or chromosomal aberrations/abnormalities which are expressed in extreme variation in the structure or function of the eye. These may be evident at birth, but may be manifested later with progression of the disorder.
An annular transitional zone, approximately 1 mm wide, between the cornea and the bulbar conjunctiva and sclera. It is highly vascular and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea. It is ophthalmologically significant in that it appears on the outer surface of the eyeball as a slight furrow, marking the line between the clear cornea and the sclera. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)

Why and how is soft copy reading possible in clinical practice? (1/2918)

The properties of the human visual system (HVS) relevant to the diagnostic process are described after a brief introduction on the general problems and advantages of using soft copy for primary radiology interpretations. At various spatial and temporal frequencies the contrast sensitivity defines the spatial resolution of the eye-brain system and the sensitivity to flicker. The adaptation to the displayed radiological scene and the ambient illumination determine the dynamic range for the operation of the HVS. Although image display devices are determined mainly by state-of-the-art technology, analysis of the HVS may suggest technical characteristics for electronic displays that will help to optimize the display to the operation of the HVS. These include display size, spatial resolution, contrast resolution, luminance range, and noise, from which further consequences for the technical components of a monitor follow. It is emphasized that routine monitor quality control must be available in clinical practice. These image quality measures must be simple enough to be applied as part of the daily routine. These test instructions might also serve as elements of technical acceptance and constancy tests.  (+info)

Occupancy of the chromophore binding site of opsin activates visual transduction in rod photoreceptors. (2/2918)

The retinal analogue beta-ionone was used to investigate possible physiological effects of the noncovalent interaction between rod opsin and its chromophore 11-cis retinal. Isolated salamander rod photoreceptors were exposed to bright light that bleached a significant fraction of their pigment, were allowed to recover to a steady state, and then were exposed to beta-ionone. Our experiments show that in bleach-adapted rods beta-ionone causes a decrease in light sensitivity and dark current and an acceleration of the dim flash photoresponse and the rate constants of guanylyl cyclase and cGMP phosphodiesterase. Together, these observations indicate that in bleach-adapted rods beta-ionone activates phototransduction in the dark. Control experiments showed no effect of beta-ionone in either fully dark-adapted or background light-adapted cells, indicating direct interaction of beta-ionone with the free opsin produced by bleaching. We speculate that beta-ionone binds specifically in the chromophore pocket of opsin to produce a complex that is more catalytically potent than free opsin alone. We hypothesize that a similar reaction may occur in the intact retina during pigment regeneration. We propose a model of rod pigment regeneration in which binding of 11-cis retinal to opsin leads to activation of the complex accompanied by a decrease in light sensitivity. The subsequent covalent attachment of retinal to opsin completely inactivates opsin and leads to the recovery of sensitivity. Our findings resolve the conflict between biochemical and physiological data concerning the effect of the occupancy of the chromophore binding site on the catalytic potency of opsin. We show that binding of beta-ionone to rod opsin produces effects opposite to its previously described effects on cone opsin. We propose that this distinction is due to a fundamental difference in the interaction of rod and cone opsins with retinal, which may have implications for the different physiology of the two types of photoreceptors.  (+info)

Early visual experience shapes the representation of auditory space in the forebrain gaze fields of the barn owl. (3/2918)

Auditory spatial information is processed in parallel forebrain and midbrain pathways. Sensory experience early in life has been shown to exert a powerful influence on the representation of auditory space in the midbrain space-processing pathway. The goal of this study was to determine whether early experience also shapes the representation of auditory space in the forebrain. Owls were raised wearing prismatic spectacles that shifted the visual field in the horizontal plane. This manipulation altered the relationship between interaural time differences (ITDs), the principal cue used for azimuthal localization, and locations of auditory stimuli in the visual field. Extracellular recordings were used to characterize ITD tuning in the auditory archistriatum (AAr), a subdivision of the forebrain gaze fields, in normal and prism-reared owls. Prism rearing altered the representation of ITD in the AAr. In prism-reared owls, unit tuning for ITD was shifted in the adaptive direction, according to the direction of the optical displacement imposed by the spectacles. Changes in ITD tuning involved the acquisition of unit responses to adaptive ITD values and, to a lesser extent, the elimination of responses to nonadaptive (previously normal) ITD values. Shifts in ITD tuning in the AAr were similar to shifts in ITD tuning observed in the optic tectum of the same owls. This experience-based adjustment of binaural tuning in the AAr helps to maintain mutual registry between the forebrain and midbrain representations of auditory space and may help to ensure consistent behavioral responses to auditory stimuli.  (+info)

Frequency-dependent changes in cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen during activation of human visual cortex. (4/2918)

To test the hypothesis that brain oxidative metabolism is significantly increased upon adequate stimulation, we varied the presentation of a visual stimulus to determine the frequency at which the metabolic response would be at maximum. The authors measured regional CMR(O2) in 12 healthy normal volunteers with the ECAT EXACT HR+ (CTI/Siemens, Knoxville, TN, U.S.A.) three-dimensional whole-body positron emission tomograph (PET). In seven successive activating conditions, subjects viewed a yellow-blue annular checkerboard reversing its contrast at frequencies of 0, 1, 4, 8, 16, 32, and 50 Hz. Stimulation began 4 minutes before and continued throughout the 3-minute dynamic scan. In the baseline condition, the subjects began fixating a cross hair 30 seconds before the scan and continued to do so for the duration of the 3-minute scan. At the start of each scan, the subjects inhaled 20 mCi of (15)O-O2 in a single breath. The CMR(O2) value was calculated using a two-compartment, weighted integration method. Normalized PET images were averaged across subjects and coregistered with the subjects' magnetic resonance imaging in stereotaxic space. Mean subtracted image volumes (activation minus baseline) of CMR(O2) then were obtained and converted to z statistic volumes. The authors found a statistically significant focal change of CMR(O2) in the striate cortex (x = 9; y = -89; z = -1) that reached a maximum at 4 Hz and dropped off sharply at higher stimulus frequencies.  (+info)

On the analysis of nerve signals deduced from metacontrast experiments with human observers. (5/2918)

1. This paper reviews Alpern, Rushton & Torii's (1970a-d) derivation of the size of the inhibitory nerve signal arising from after flashes in the metacontrast experiment. 2. Their geometric argument is recast in terms of simple functional equations. This form of argument clearly displays the role of their assumptions in obtaining their main conclusion: nerve signal is linear in intensity over a range of 3-4 log units. 3. Two disadvantages of their approach are discussed. First, it is noted that in the presence of the data the assumption they employ in their analysis is logically equivalent to their conclusion. 4. Secondly, accepting their claim that the nerve signal generated by the after flash is linear over a broad range of intensities, and that this inhibitory signal simply cancels the excitatory signal of the test flash, leads to the conslusion that over this same intensity range the excitatory nerve signal is a power function with an exponent of close to two. This is incompatible with the suggestion that photoreceptor signals have been measured.  (+info)

Human cone pigment expressed in transgenic mice yields altered vision. (6/2918)

Genetically driven alterations in the complement of retinal photopigments are fundamental steps in the evolution of vision. We sought to determine how a newly added photopigment might impact vision by studying a transgenic mouse that expresses a human cone photopigment. Electroretinogram (ERG) measurements indicate that the added pigment works well, significantly changing spectral sensitivity without deleteriously affecting the operation of the native cone pigments. Visual capacities of the transgenic mice were established in behavioral tests. The new pigment was found to provide a significant expansion of the spectral range over which mice can perceive light, thus underlining the immediate utility of acquiring a new photopigment. The transgenic mouse also has the receptor basis for a novel color vision capacity, but tests show that potential was not realized. This failure likely reflects limitations in the organizational arrangement of the mouse retina.  (+info)

Cerebellar lesions and prism adaptation in macaque monkeys. (7/2918)

If a laterally displacing prism is placed in front of one eye of a person or monkey with the other eye occluded, they initially will point to one side of a target that is located directly in front of them. Normally, people and monkeys adapt easily to the displaced vision and correct their aim after a few trials. If the prism then is removed, there is a postadaptation shift in which the subject misses the target and points in the opposite direction for a few trials. We tested five Macaque monkeys for their ability to adapt to a laterally displacing prism and to show the expected postadaptation shift. When tested as normals, all five animals showed the typical pattern of adaptation and postadaptation shift. Like human subjects, the monkeys also showed complete interocular transfer of the adaptation but no transfer of the adaptation between the two arms. When preoperative training and testing was complete, we made lesions of various target areas on the cerebellar cortex. A cerebellar lesion that included the dorsal paraflocculus and uvula abolished completely the normal prism adaptation for the arm ipsilateral to the lesion in one of the five monkeys. The other four animals retained the ability to prism-adapt normally and showed the expected postadaptation shift. In the one case in which the lesion abolished prism adaptation, the damage included Crus I and II, paramedian lobule and the dorsal paraflocculus of the cerebellar hemispheres as well as lobule IX, of the vermis. Thus in this case, the lesion included virtually all the cerebellar cortex that receives mossy-fiber visual information relayed via the pontine nuclei from the cerebral cortex. The other four animals had damage to lobule V, the classical anterior lobe arm area and/or vermian lobules VI/VII, the oculomotor region. When tested postoperatively, some of these animals showed a degree of ataxia equivalent to that of the case in which prism adaptation was affected, but prism adaptation and the postadaptation shift remained normal. We conclude that in addition to its role in long-term motor learning and reflex adaptation, the region of the cerebellum that was ablated also may be a critical site for a short-term motor memory. Prism adaptation seems to involve a region of the cerebellum that receives a mossy-fiber visual error signal and probably a corollary discharge of the movement.  (+info)

Optical, receptoral, and retinal constraints on foveal and peripheral vision in the human neonate. (8/2918)

We examined the properties of the foveal, parafoveal, and near peripheral cone lattice in human neonates. To estimate the ability of these lattices to transmit the information used in contrast sensitivity and visual acuity tasks, we constructed ideal-observer models with the optics and photoreceptors of the neonatal eye at retinal eccentricities of 0, 5, and 10 degrees. For ideal-observer models limited by photon noise, the eye's optics, and cone properties, contrast sensitivity was higher in the parafovea and near periphery than in the fovea. However, receptor pooling probably occurs in the neonate's parafovea and near periphery as it does in mature eyes. When we add a receptor-pooling stage to the models of the parafovea and near periphery, ideal acuity is similar in the fovea, parafovea, and near periphery. Comparisons of ideal and real sensitivity indicate that optical and receptoral immaturities impose a significant constraint on neonatal contrast sensitivity and acuity, but that immaturities in later processing stages must also limit visual performance.  (+info)

0:10Skip to 0 minutes and 10 secondsThe world report on vision is really important for a number of reasons. Firstly its the first ever world report on vision that the World Health Organisation have published and and I think that recognises, firstly how serious is the WHO is now taking vision and the significance of the issue but its also important because of what it says. So its the first time that weve got together the full scope and magnitude of the issue and it draws out very clearly that vision is a universal issue. Everybody at some time in their life will experience an eye condition or a vision issue and that comes through very clearly in the report and the scale and magnitude comes through.. 0:52Skip to 0 minutes and 52 secondsAnd from that the urgency of tackling the issue. But the world report on vision also sets out the strategic framework for tackling the problem and it sets out the framework for action at country, at global and at regional level and what it shows is that the ...
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Private funding foundation RPB led the national advocacy that resulted in Congress creating the NEI as a free-standing institute within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1968. RPB also conducted the first-ever attitudinal survey on vision and vision loss in 1965, and in that and subsequent updates in 1976 and 1988 found that the public consistently identified fear of vision loss as second only to fear of cancer. With release of the most recent data fifty years later, it is clear that vision loss is top-of-mind among most Americans with respect to their quality of life ...
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Topamax, when it causes this extreme side effects, will almost universally affect both eyes. Unfortunately, for me, things like blurry vision are commonplace, so even if the drug was causing it, Id be hard pressed to know if anything was different from what I normally see.. I have been off Topomax for 4 days without consulting my doctor. What about optic nuritus and vision loss? By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. I could not focus my eyes on anything further than about ten inches from my face. A year-old woman was seen because of headache, blurred vision, and lid edema for the past 2 days.. More:. ...
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... most people do not notice any change in their vision. Early changes that are reversible and do not threaten central vision are ... The longer a person has had diabetes, the higher their risk of developing some ocular problem. Between 40 and 45 percent of ... Vision will most likely remain blurry for the rest of the day. Though there should not be much pain in the eye itself, an ice- ... "Diabetes and Vision". 2018-04-04. Retrieved 2018-04-10. Hooper P, Boucher MC, Cruess A, Dawson KG, Delpero W ...
Optometry and Vision Science. 91 (12): 1412-1418. doi:10.1097/OPX.0000000000000418. ISSN 1538-9235. David B., Elliott. "Ocular ... The ocular Protection Index can be calculated by dividing tear break-up time by inter blink interval (IBI). If the inter blink ... Ocular protection index (OPI) is used to quantify the interaction between tear film break-up time and blink intervals of a ... Calculating ocular protection index may be useful in these conditions also. For example, If a person's TBUT is 15 seconds which ...
... a permanent loss of vision. Burning of the eye Redness of the eye Blurred vision Photophobia Irregular pupil Signs of anterior ... These are often not deleted centrally whether due to ocular antigen not being presented in the thymus (therefore not negatively ... Leffler CT, Schwartz SG, Stackhouse R, Davenport B, Spetzler K (December 2013). "Evolution and impact of eye and vision terms ... Inflammation in the back of the eye is commonly characterized by: Floaters Blurred vision Uveitis is usually an isolated ...
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"Ocular Straylight in Albinism". Optometry and Vision Science. 88 (5): E585-592. doi:10.1097/OPX.0b013e318212071e. PMID 21358444 ... An exception to this is ocular albinism, which it is passed on to offspring through X-linked inheritance. Thus, ocular albinism ... Glasses, low vision aids, large-print materials, and bright angled reading lights can help individuals with albinism. Some ... "How Albinism Affects Vision". (in Swedish). Retrieved 2017-02-22. Sowka, Joseph W.; Gurwood, Andrew S.; Kabat, ...
Crane, H.D.; Cornsweet, T.N. (1970). "Ocular focus stimulator". Journal of the Optical Society of America. 60 (4): 577. doi: ... Cornsweet, T.N.; Crane, H.D. (1973). "Training the visual accommodation system". Vision Research. 13 (3): 713-715. doi:10.1016/ ... Biography portal Psychology portal Website of Brien Holden Vision Website of Quantum Catch, co-founded by Cornsweet. ... National Academy of Sciences Symposium, "Recent developments in vision research." (1966) Cornsweet, T.N.; Crane, H.D. (1970). " ...
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Zero LogMAR indicates standard vision, positive values indicates poor vision, and negative values indicates good visions. This ... Carlson, Kurts, Nancy, Daniel (2004). Clinical Procedures of Ocular Examination. U.S.A: McGraw HIll. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-07- ... Low vision and blindness definition with LogMAR[edit]. The World Health Organization established criteria for low vision using ... Vision Research 90: 2-9. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2013.05.004. *^ a b c Bailey IL, Lovie JE. I (1976.) New design principles for ...
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Vision Research, 7, 89-98. "On the presentation of the Proctor Medal of the Association for Research in Ophthalmology" (PDF). ... Ogle, K. N. (1962). Ocular dominance and binocular retinal rivalry. In H. Davson (Ed.), Visual optics and the optical space ... Kenneth N. Ogle (1902-1968) was a scientist of human vision. He was born in Colorado, and attended the public school and ... Ogle's research work was largely in the fields of optics and human binocular vision. In 1967, he won the Tillyer Medal, awarded ...
National Informatics Centre (Government of India). Wolfgang H. Vogel, Andreas Berke (2009). "Brief History of Vision and Ocular ...
Vogel, Wolfgang H.; Berke, Andreas (2009). Brief History of Vision and Ocular Medicine. Kugler Publications. p. 97. ISBN 978-90 ...
"Theory and measurement of ocular chromatic aberration". Vision Research. 30 (1): 33-49. doi:10.1016/0042-6989(90)90126-6. PMID ... This induced ocular disparity makes blue rays appear to come from a more distant source than red rays. Chromostereopsis may ... When the vision is binocular, a disparity is created, which causes depth perception. Since red is focused temporally, it ... However, under monocular vision, this phenomenon is not observed. However, Bruecke objected to Einthoven's theory on grounds ...
A Vision of Misery - Sadus (1992; engineering, mixing, producer, mixing) Planetary Destruction - Stygian (1992; producer) ... Pathogenic Ocular Dissonance - Tourniquet (1992; producer, engineering, mixing) Screams and Whispers - Anacrusis (1993; Remix [ ...
PMID 1488261 Induced rotary motion and ocular torsion. Wade NJ, Swanston MT, Howard IP, Ono H, Shen X. Vision Res. 1991;31(11): ... Papathomas TV, Morikawa K, Wade N. Vision. 2019; 3(2):18. Ocular Equivocation: The ... Vision Res. 1988;28(9):1031-40. doi: 10.1016/0042-6989(88)90080-6. PMID 3254646 The representation of uniform motion in vision ... Wade, N.J. (2007). Scanning the seen: vision and the origins of eye movement research. In R. P. G. van Gompel, M. H, Fischer, W ...
2016 edition). Vision, Science and Literature, 1870-1920: Ocular Horizons. Routledge. p. 221. ISBN 978-1-84893-234-0 Shimeld, ...
Index myopia is attributed to variation in the index of refraction of one or more of the ocular media. As with any optical ... Li CY, Lin KK, Lin YC, Lee JS (March 2002). "Low vision and methods of rehabilitation: a comparison between the past and ... Index myopia is attributed to variation in the index of refraction of one or more of the ocular media. Cataracts may lead to ... Youth onset myopia occurs in early childhood or teenage, and the ocular power can keep varying until the age of 21, before ...
... resulting in impaired vision or (rarely) in the loss of vision. Symptom assessment is a key component of dry eye diagnosis - to ... It is possible that this ocular surface NGF plays an important role in ocular surface inflammation associated with dry eyes. ... Blurred vision may also occur. The symptoms can range from mild and occasional to severe and continuous. Scarring of the cornea ... Lubricating tear ointments can be used during the day, but they generally are used at bedtime due to poor vision after ...
Hutchinson, C.V.; Walker, J.A.; Davidson, C (2014). "Oestrogen, ocular function and low-level vision: a review". Journal of ... The patient's vision returned to 20/40 and 20/60 from 20/60 and 20/200 in the right and left eyes respectively after only one ... Vision aids assistance and work rehabilitation should be used to assist in maintaining employment. For those who are carriers ... Red green color vision testing may detect losses. Contrast sensitivity may be diminished. There could be an abnormal ...
Ocular group[edit]. The ocular group, distributing vessels to the eye and its muscles, includes: *Long posterior ciliary ... a cherry-red spot is typically absent and the vision is usually worse. Amaurosis fugax is a temporary loss of vision that ... Further information: Ocular ischemic syndrome. Severe occlusion of the ophthalmic artery causes ocular ischemic syndrome. As ... ocular group) and those that supply non-ocular orbital structures (orbital group).[3] ...
Problems with vision may develop.[39] It is recommended that survivors of EVD wear condoms for at least twelve months after ... "Ocular problem in Ebola virus infection: A short review". Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology. 29 (3): 225-26. doi:10.1016/j.sjopt. ... "Persistence of Ebola Virus in Ocular Fluid during Convalescence". The New England Journal of Medicine. 372 (25): 2423-27. doi ... "An update on ocular complications of Ebola virus disease". Current Opinion in Ophthalmology. 28 (6): 600-06. doi:10.1097/ICU. ...
List of systemic diseases with ocular manifestations. References[edit]. *^ a b c Matejcek, A; Goldman, RD (November 2013). " ... Binocular vision. Accommodation. Paralytic strabismus. *Ophthalmoparesis. *Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia. * ...
Used for scotopic vision (vision under low light conditions) Used for photopic vision (vision under high light conditions) ... Lucas, Robert J.; Douglas, Ronald H.; Foster, Russell G. (2001). "Characterization of an ocular photopigment capable of driving ... Foundations of Vision, Brian A. Wandell *^ a b c d e f g Schacter, Daniel L. (2011). Psychology Second Edition. 41 Madison ... Wandell, Brian A. (1995). Foundations of Vision. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer.. *^ a b Kandel, E. R.; Schwartz, J.H.; Jessell, T.M ...
Ophthalmology is exclusively concerned with the eye and ocular adnexa, combining conservative and surgical therapy. ... Neurological (consciousness, awareness, brain, vision, cranial nerves, spinal cord and peripheral nerves) ...
It may also cause intermittent double vision.[30][33] Lyme radiculopathy is an inflammation of spinal nerve roots that often ... ocular movements, or speech, impaired movement, impaired motor planning, or shaking.[30][32] ... partial loss of vision may also occur.[30] Cranial neuritis is an inflammation of cranial nerves. When due to Lyme, it most ... or partial vision obstruction and having much lower percentage of polymorphonuclear leukocytes in CSF.[30] ...
... individuals with color vision defect should see a different figure from individuals with normal color vision. ... The Ishihara test is a color perception test for red-green color deficiencies, the first in a class of successful color vision ... Diagnostic plates: intended to determine the type of color vision defect (protanopia or deuteranopia) and the severity of it. ... The United States Navy uses the Ishihara plates (and alternatives) for color vision screening. The current passing score is 12 ...
... is a category of vision loss or visual impairment that is caused by factors unrelated to refractive errors or coexisting ocular ... Low vision generally refers to a severe visual impairment, not necessarily limited to distance vision. Low vision applies to ... Visual impairment, also known as vision impairment or vision loss, is a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes ... When the vision in the better eye with best possible glasses correction is: *20/30 to 20/60 : is considered mild vision loss, ...
Ocular ischemic syndrome / Central retinal vein occlusion. *Central retinal artery occlusion. *Retinopathy *diabetic ... Binocular vision. Accommodation. Paralytic strabismus. *Ophthalmoparesis. *Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia. * ...
... blurred vision, extension plantar reflexes, and ocular paralysis.[4] Cranial nerve palsies occur in some unusual cases.[6] ...
More rare ocular side effects include blurred vision, decreased night vision (which may be permanent), colour blindness, ... "Optometry and Vision Science. 92 (9): 925-30. doi:10.1097/OPX.0000000000000656. PMID 26154692.. ... Fraunfelder FT, Fraunfelder FW, Edwards R (September 2001). "Ocular side effects possibly associated with isotretinoin usage". ... Decreased night vision has been reported to persist in some people after discontinuation of isotretinoin therapy.[31] ...
... are treated in an effort to prevent vision loss from glaucoma. ... Ocular hypertension is the presence of elevated fluid pressure ... The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study, a large, multicentered, randomized clinical trial, determined that topical ocular ... Kass, M.A. (2002). "The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study". Arch Ophthalmol. 120 (6): 701-713. doi:10.1001/archopht.120.6.701 ... Ocular hypertension is treated with either medications or laser. Medications that lower intraocular pressure work by decreasing ...
Jaffe MJ, Sherins RJ, de Monasterio F (1989). Colour Vision Deficiencies IX. Documenta Ophthalmologica Proceedings Series. ... Ocular albinism (1). *Norrie disease. *Choroideremia. *Other: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMTX2-3) ...
Corneal dystrophies affect vision in widely differing ways. Some cause severe visual impairment, while a few cause no vision ... Patient remains asymptomatic until epithelial erosions precipitate acute episodes of ocular hyperemia, pain, and photophobia. ... Painless blurred vision sometimes begins after sixty years of life.. Corneal stromal dystrophies - Macular corneal dystrophy is ... Suboptimal vision caused by corneal dystrophy usually requires surgical intervention in the form of corneal transplantation. ...
However, the rate of vision decline was significantly lower than that of patients with the placebo treatment.[4] ... Ophthalmologicals: ocular vascular disorder agents (S01L). Antineovascularisation agents. *Aflibercept. *Anecortave. * ... Results showed that in 87.5% of patients who received only pegaptanib, vision stabilized or improved. In patients who received ... Also, on average, pegaptanib 0.3 mg treated patients as well as the placebo patients continued to experience vision loss. ...
Some patients may develop symptoms such as floaters, blurring vision, or even gross diminution of vision due to massive ... is an ocular disease characterized by inflammation and possible blockage of retinal blood vessels, abnormal growth of new blood ... Vision in these patients can be normal to hand movements or light perception only. Bilaterality is quite common (50-90%) ...
8 Ocular measurements *8.1 1.Optic nerve sheath diameter.. *8.2 2. Ophthalmodynamometry or the measurement of the retinal ... Increased intracranial pressure can cause such complications as vision impairment due to incracranial pressure (VIIP), death, ... Ocular measurements[edit]. Eye provides another possible window into the pressure changes in the intracranial compartment ... It cannot be applied in cases of ocular trauma or conditions that selectively affect the optic nerve, and gives erroneously ...
Ocular ischemic syndrome, Ocular larva migrans, Pseudomyopia, Keratitis, Fuchs spot, Intraocular schwannoma ... Ocular ischemic syndrome (October 27, 2006). Ophthalmology article assessment[edit]. Ophthalmology articles by quality and ... Expand : Amaurosis fugax, AV nicking, Iridodialysis, Strabismus surgery, Trabeculectomy, Blepharophimosis, Ocular oncology, ...
... along with best efforts directed at preservation of useful vision, followed by cosmetic appearance. The treatment of ocular ... symptoms can be blurred vision, decreased vision, double vision, eventual vision loss and if they continue to grow the tumor ... Ocular oncologyEdit. Ocular oncology is the branch of medicine dealing with tumors relating to the eye and its adnexa. ... Ocular oncology takes into consideration that the primary requirement for patients is preservation of life by removal of the ...
Ocular ischemic syndrome / Central retinal vein occlusion. *Central retinal artery occlusion. *Branch retinal artery occlusion ... Binocular vision. Accommodation. Paralytic strabismus. *Ophthalmoparesis. *Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia. * ...
... blurred vision, and disturbance in color perception.[27][28] More severe cinchonism includes vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain ... "Ocular quinine toxicity treated with hyperbaric oxygen". Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine. 24 (2): 131-4. PMID 9171472 ...
Hodge C, Lawless M (July 2008). "Ocular emergencies". Aust Fam Physician. 37 (7): 506-9. PMID 18592066.. ... Signs of such conditions include decreased vision, significantly increased sensitivity to light, inability to keep the eye open ... Jimmy D. Bartlett; Siret D. Jaanus (2008). Clinical Ocular Pharmacology. Elsevier Health Sciences. pp. 454-. ISBN 978-0-7506- ... they are rarely done because of the cost and the general dearth of laboratory staff experienced in handling ocular specimens. ...
The most developed vision of a continuation in sub-Roman Britain, with control over its own political and military destiny for ... Ocular Agency in early Anglo-Saxon cremation burials." Encountering images: materialities, perceptions, relations. Stockholm ... This vision of the Anglo-Saxons exercising extensive political and military power at an early date remains contested. ...
Although most black eye injuries are not serious, bleeding within the eye, called a hyphema, is serious and can reduce vision ... In some cases, abnormally high pressure inside the eyeball (ocular hypertension) can also result. ... In a severe contusion, blowout of the floor of the orbit may occur, leading to double vision. Such an injury requires surgical ...
CNS toxicity (abnormal gait, abnormal vision, memory problems, etc.); GI effects.[122] ... Ophthalmologic: Vernal keratoconjunctivitis; postoperative ocular swelling; herpetic stromal keratitis, excimer laser ... photorefractive keratectomy; ocular gingivitis. Systemic use: rheumatoid arthritis; osteoarthritis.[49]. As per bromfenac ( ...
"Optometry and Vision Science. American Academy of Optometry. 79 (7): 439-47. doi:10.1097/00006324-200207000-00013. PMID ... Plainis, S.; Murray, I. J.; Carden, D. (2006). "The dazzle reflex: Electrophysiological signals from ocular muscles reveal ... Computer Vision Syndrome can be prevented by taking regular breaks, focusing on objects far from the screen, having a well-lit ... When the eyes dry out or become fatigued due to reading on a computer screen, it can be an indication of Computer Vision ...
Bright light treatment is not recommended for patients with light sensitivity or ocular disease. ... Amber or orange colored goggles eliminate blue light to the eyes while allowing vision. ...
... called scotopic vision). The illumination in most office settings falls between these two levels and is called mesopic vision. ... "Treatment of Leber Congenital Amaurosis Due to RPE65Mutations by Ocular Subretinal Injection of Adeno-Associated Virus Gene ... also called photopic vision). The rod responses are saturated at daylight levels and don't contribute to pattern vision. ... 2014 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. pp. 3105-3110. CiteSeerX doi:10.1109/cvpr. ...
... eye could be made luminous if the axis from a source of illumination directed towards a person's eye and the line of vision of ...
... frames were frequently used in medieval allegory to justify the narrative; The Book of the Duchess[36] and The Vision ... The processes involved included EEG monitoring, ocular signaling, incorporation of reality in the form of red light stimuli and ... Herodotus in his The Histories, writes "The visions that occur to us in dreams are, more often than not, the things we have ... "William Langland's The Vision Concerning Piers Plowman". The History Guide. Archived from the original on June 6, 2012. ...
"The first and most important step in preserving your vision and overall ocular health is to schedule a comprehensive annual eye ... The first and most important step in preserving your vision and overall ocular health is to schedule a comprehensive annual eye ... Cataract Awareness Month an Opportunity to Focus on Vision Care and Ocular Health. ... Scheduling yearly eye exams is the best way to maintain visual acuity and general ocular health, especially as patients start ...
WaveTec Vision Systems has developed combined wavefront-sensing and eye-tracking technology for unobtrusively and dynamically ... Automated algorithms process pupil images and make a final vision screening decision with no expert viewer required. Within ... DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ultimate objective is to develop products for vision-screening/diagnosis of preschool ... and use these data to develop robust algorithms for objective vision screening. This is not clinical research or evaluation per ...
... and treatments from the medical experts at All About Vision UK. ... Suffering from an ocular migraine? Learn visual migraine, ... In an ocular migraine, vision in the affected eye generally returns to normal within an hour. Ocular migraines can be painless ... An ocular migraine is a rare condition characterised by temporary vision loss or even temporary blindness in one eye. Ocular ... All About Vision supports the efforts of Essilor Vision Foundation and OneSight to eliminate vision issues including ...
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Unchanging visions: the effects and limitations of ocular stillness Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a message from ... Unchanging visions: the effects and limitations of ocular stillness. Susana Martinez-Conde, Stephen L. Macknik ... 1999 Dominant frequency content of ocular microtremor from normal subjects. Vision Res. 39, 1911-1915. (doi:10.1016/S0042-6989( ... Scientists have pondered the perceptual effects of ocular motion, and those of its counterpart, ocular stillness, for over 200 ...
... contribution to human ocular structures. Analysis of FOXD3 mutations in human ocular disease is the first step toward ... Analysis of FOXD3 sequence variation in human ocular disease Bethany A. Volkmann Kloss,1,2 Linda M. Reis,1 Dominique Brémond- ... Previous genetic screens in the ocular disease cohort included FOXE3 (forkhead box E3), CYP1B1 (cytochrome P4501B1), B3GALTL ( ... Creuzet S, Vincent C, Couly G. Neural crest derivatives in ocular and periocular structures. Int J Dev Biol. 2005; 49:161-71. [ ...
Impact of EPA on the leukocyte recruitment cascade during ocular inflammation. To study the effects of EPA on acute ocular ... Eicosapentaenoic acid suppresses ocular inflammation in endotoxin-induced uveitis. Misa Suzuki,1,2,3 Kousuke Noda,2,4 Shunsuke ... by which EPA modulates acute ocular inflammation is not well understood. In this study, we investigate EPAs effects on ocular ... It has been reported that leukocytes are markedly attracted to inflamed ocular tissues such as the iris [23,24], vitreous ...
Ocular and/or vision defects are one of the commonest reasons for the referral of young children to hospital. In a survey of a ... low birthweight children and those who require postnatal special care had a higher risk of having an ocular or vision defect ... nor did they show any differences in the severity or type of vision defects compared with other children. Averaged over the ...
Maloney in Advanced Ocular Care Journal. A Reliable Option for Treating Mixed Astigmatism. Wavefront-guided ablation produces ... Accessibility: If you are vision-impaired or have some other impairment covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act or a ... More data and better nomograms equates to increased vision quality for patients. ... patients were also very satisfied with the quality of their postoperative vision. Every study patient in our clinic took a ...
... and refine your knowledge and clinical skills in the diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients with a variety of ocular ... General description of the residency The residency in Ocular Disease and Glaucoma is designed to extend ... Ocular Disease Residency: Emphasis on Glaucoma. *Pediatric Optometry Residency: Emphasis on Vision Therapy and Vision ... Ocular Disease Residency: Emphasis on Glaucoma. *Pediatric Optometry Residency: Emphasis on Vision Therapy and Vision ...
... although there have been different ideas as to create the perfect ocular implant and putting into consideration of using the ... different methods have been used for ocular implants with some having high risk involved, ... Types of ocular implants. ‎. In order to reduce the effect of post-operative and its complications after an evisceration or ... Overview of Ocular Implants. Posted on December 4, 2018. November 27, 2018. by admin ...
Macula Vision Research Foundation. One Tower Bridge. 100 Front Street, Suite 300. West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2894. 866.4. ... The most common side effects in the eye are increased redness in the whites of the eye, eye pain, small specks in vision, and ... Implantable Ocular Device Milestone Reached. Genentech Announces First Milestone Payment to Device-Maker ForSight VISION4, Inc ... If a patients eye becomes red, sensitive to light, painful, or there is a change in vision, patients should call or visit ...
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... for ocular and vision-related conditions. For summary purposes, ocular and vision-specific diagnoses (as defined by the ICD-10 ... of all ocular and vision-related hospital bed days.. Medical encounters, by condition. In 2018, the 3 ocular and vision-related ... of all ocular and vision-related hospital bed days (Figure 3). Together, vision-threatening ocular injuries, orbital ... the relative burden of ocular and vision conditions is critical to ongoing efforts to quantify the effects of ocular and vision ...
... ... As a result of their catalytic and non-catalytic functions, ALDH3A1 and ALDH1A1 proteins protect inner ocular tissues from ... Considered to be corneal and lens crystallins, they confer protective and transparent properties upon these ocular tissues. ...
Understanding ocular toxicity of systemic anticancer therapies may aid nursing assessment, patient education, and care ... Recognizing Ocular Toxicities of Anticancer Therapies May Enhance Patient Vision, Quality of Life. Share this content: * ... For the patient, however, blurred or loss of vision, and other ocular symptoms can be troublesome and affect quality of life," ... "Patients are encouraged to have a baseline exam and to report changes in vision or ocular symptoms immediately," she stated. ...
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Vision, Ocular-Motor and Movement Strategies for Integrated Learning in Pediatrics. June Smith. ... Assess and interpret how vision and ocular-motor dysfunction can impact learning and describe at least three strategies to ... 435.00/personDownload: Vision Ocular-Motor and Movement Strategies June Smith 2019 ... Course Description - Vision is intimately connected to posture, gait, and movement through connections with the vestibular ...
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Studies designed to assess the impact of the ablation of different types of neurons on vision-guided ocular growth led to the ... Fischer AJ Morgan IG Stell WK . Colchicine causes excessive ocular growth and myopia in chicks. Vision Res. 1999;39:685-697. [ ... Müller Glia, Vision-Guided Ocular Growth, Retinal Stem Cells, and a Little SerendipityThe Cogan Lecture ... Müller Glia, Vision-Guided Ocular Growth, Retinal Stem Cells, and a Little SerendipityThe Cogan Lecture ...
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Vision Problems, Eye Care History, and Ocular Protection Among Migrant Farmworkers. UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co- ... Vision Problems, Eye Care History, and Ocular Protection Among Migrant Farmworkers. PDF (Portable Document Format). 362 KB. ... Quandt, S. A., Feldman, S. R. , Vallejos, Q. M. , Schulz, M. R. , Verma, A., Fleischer, A. B., Arcury, T. A., (2008). Vision ... Farmworkers have a high level of unmet need for both routine preventive eye care and treatment or correction of vision problems ...
Price Vision Group discusses the various anesthesia used for ocular surgery. Read more about differences, risks and benefits of ... Price Vision Group 9002 North Meridian Street #100. Indianapolis, IN 46260. Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.. (317) 844-5530 ... Price Vision Group is a global leader in corneal transplant, cataract surgery, keratoconus treatment, PRK and LASIK. At our ... The use of general anesthesia for ocular surgery is quite rare. This type of anesthesia carries a small but very real chance of ...
Comparative Ocular Anatomy In Troglomorphic Fish: Sensory Compensation For Reduced Vision Charles S. Schobert; Melanie L. ... Comparative Ocular Anatomy In Troglomorphic Fish: Sensory Compensation For Reduced Vision You will receive an email whenever ... Our aim is to compare the ocular anatomy in six species of troglomorphic fish in which there is ocular reduction and ... Ocular tissues from all species were cut in transverse step sections, and stained with hematoxylin and eosin. ...
The ocular surface, consisting of the cornea, conjunctiva and the tear film, is critical for our vision. Ocular surface ... Ocular Surface Development and Gene Expression Laboratory. Ocular Surface Development and Gene Expression Laboratory. Principal ... The Ocular Surface - Our Window to the World Mission Statement. • To understand gene regulation during ocular surface ... To train young scientists interested in ocular surface gene regulation. Ongoing Research in Ocular Surface Development and Gene ...
Origins of strabismus and loss of binocular vision *Emmanuel Bui Quoc. * & Chantal Milleret ... Ocular motility and recovery of orientational properties of visual cortical neurones in dark-reared kittens. *P. BUISSERET1. , ... BUISSERET, P., GARY-BOBO, E. & IMBERT, M. Ocular motility and recovery of orientational properties of visual cortical neurones ...
The eye offers itself as a transparent medium to cerebral pathology and has thus potentiated the development of ocular ... In this review, we explore the evidence surrounding ocular changes in AD and consider the biomarkers currently in development ... In this review, we explore the evidence surrounding ocular changes in AD and consider the biomarkers currently in development ... The eye offers itself as a transparent medium to cerebral pathology and has thus potentiated the development of ocular ...
Uveitis is an ocular condition with numerous etiologies and management options. The multiple systemic conditions that are ... Uveitis is an ocular condition with numerous etiologies and management options. The multiple systemic conditions that are ... International Vision Expo is the worlds most inclusive ophthalmic conference and expo. Discover comprehensive education ... A Systemic and Ocular Approach to Uveitis. September 13, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM ...
... , Ocular Adverse Effects of Medications. ... Corneal and Retinal deposits, loss of vision (1-2% longterm risk) ... Altered color vision and blurred vision. *Photophobia and other ... Medications with Adverse Ocular Effects. Aka: Medications with Adverse Ocular Effects, Ocular Adverse Effects of Medications ...
Many people never see an Optometrist until they notice blurry vision and believe they may be in need of corrective eyewear. ... Ocular Disease. Many people never see an Optometrist until they notice blurry vision and believe they may be in need of ... According to the CDC, out of the estimated 61 million adults that are deemed high risk for vision loss, only half had seen an ... Glaucoma: Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, the health of which is vital for good vision. This ...
  • Each year, Dr. Michael Tracy of Carlsbad Eye Care screens patients for a number of vision problems, such as cataracts and glaucoma. (
  • Additionally, patients with genetic predispositions to certain ocular diseases like glaucoma and macular degeneration should inform their ophthalmologist of their family history and receive thorough eye exams every year. (
  • In addition to performing LASIK and PRK eye surgery to correct common refractive conditions like myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism, Dr. Tracy also treats patients for various ocular conditions like dry eye syndrome, blepharitis, chalazion, and glaucoma. (
  • The residency in Ocular Disease and Glaucoma is designed to extend and refine your knowledge and clinical skills in the diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients with a variety of ocular diseases with an emphasis on the management of glaucoma. (
  • Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, the health of which is vital for good vision. (
  • Because of almost no warning signs you may not know you are suffering from Glaucoma until it is at a very advanced stage, as the vision loss is very gradual… again, highlighting the importance of regular eye exams! (
  • Glaucoma is commonly known to not have symptoms until vision loss occurs, but if halos around lights, eye pain, and blurry vision begin, it is best to get an exam as soon as possible. (
  • It is not possible to restore vision in individuals with glaucoma, but it is possible to slow the progression of this condition. (
  • If left untreated, IOP can lead to glaucoma and permanent loss of vision. (
  • Also, prompt ocular diagnosis and treatment are indicated, since rapid cataract formation can lead to lens induced uveitis and glaucoma . (
  • This condition does not cause any noticeable changes in vision or damage to the eyes, but it does increase the risk of developing glaucoma. (
  • The difference between the two conditions is that the buildup of pressure associated with glaucoma can actually damage the retina and lead to vision loss. (
  • Ocular hypertension is not harmful in itself, but it should be monitored to ensure that it does not lead to glaucoma. (
  • This elevation is often associated with glaucoma, a serious disease that can result in loss of vision and damage of the optic nerve. (
  • Apollo Optometrist Apollo Vision Care is a certified Optometrist specializing in Ocular Hypertension, Cataracts, Glaucoma, eyecare, lasik and much more in Apollo, PA. (
  • Glaucoma is a leading cause of irreversible vision loss worldwide, and reduction of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) is the only proven treatment to slow or halt progression of the disease. (
  • Graybug Vision drug-delivery strategy for primary open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. (
  • Angle-closure glaucoma symptoms occur suddenly and may include severe pain in your eye and head, loss of vision or blurry vision, nausea, vomiting, or halos around lights. (
  • To evaluate the safety and efficacy of 0.5% GL101 topical gel administered twice daily for 28 days in ameliorating adverse ocular side effects in patients under ongoing treatment with glaucoma medications. (
  • The study is to assess the safety and efficacy of a new treatment for ocular surface disease associated with the use of glaucoma medications. (
  • Suffers from at least two of the symptoms in the GLIA™ Glaucoma Medication Ocular Side Effect Symptoms Questionnaire at a severity of 2 (moderate) or more. (
  • Dr. Sara Thomasy is a veterinary ophthalmologist and clinician-scientist with strong interests in advanced ocular imaging, corneal disease and glaucoma. (
  • We have vast clinical experience in evaluating patients who run the gamut of glaucoma issues: from evaluation of the patient who has such subtle, mild findings that that patient should just be observed as a glaucoma suspect, all the way to the patient who has severe loss of vision from glaucoma and needs high-risk surgery. (
  • EPA may become a novel strategy in the prevention and/or treatment of ocular inflammatory diseases. (
  • However, it is critically important to have a comprehensive exam regularly in order to prevent and/or detect common eye diseases from causing permanent vision loss and in extreme cases, even blindness! (
  • Some eye diseases can be detected long before you notice blurred or hazy vision. (
  • Below is a condensed overview of common eye diseases that we are able to detect and help treat here at Valley Vision. (
  • To reduce the burden of treatment for patients with vision-threatening diseases through the development of injectable therapeutics that enable less frequent intervention and improve medical delivery for the physician. (
  • The aging eye is susceptible to a large number of ocular diseases. (
  • This cell culture system may be used to evaluate TLR-related innate defences in ocular surface diseases. (
  • There are a wide variety of ocular diseases our doctors can diagnose, treat, and manage. (
  • Dr. Lin provides full-scope optometric care and has special interests in managing ocular diseases, post-LASIK, and post-cataract surgical care. (
  • Dr. Yiu is a clinician-scientist and vitreoretinal surgeon at the UC Davis Medical Center who uses advanced ocular imaging technologies to study diseases of the eye. (
  • Ocular migraine symptoms generally include a small blind spot that affects your central vision in one eye. (
  • For the patient, however, blurred or loss of vision, and other ocular symptoms can be troublesome and affect quality of life," noted Mary Elizabeth Davis, RN, MSN, AOCNS®, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. (
  • Patients are encouraged to have a baseline exam and to report changes in vision or ocular symptoms immediately," she stated. (
  • Ocular surface disorders account for bulk of the primary eye care services in the U.S, with dry eye alone affecting about 6 million women and 3 million men with moderate to severe symptoms and an additional 20 to 30 million people with mild symptoms. (
  • Symptoms associated with Cataracts are blurred/hazy vision, sensitivity to light, opaque colors, and reduced night vision. (
  • Our optometry team is available to discuss any ocular disease you may have or have symptoms of. (
  • Individuals with macular degeneration tend to be older and will have symptoms such as distorted vision and difficulty seeing details. (
  • If you develop symptoms or changes to your vision, it is important to come in for an appointment more often and even right away. (
  • Other symptoms that need quick attention are pain, double vision, fluid coming from the eye, and inflammation. (
  • Early stages may cause blurred vision, or they may produce no visual symptoms at all. (
  • There are no outward signs or symptoms associated with ocular hypertension. (
  • Because ocular hypertension creates no outward signs or symptoms, it is wise to regularly visit your eye care professional to have the pressure in your eye measured and ensure that the condition is properly managed before it leads to a more serious problem. (
  • Other symptoms of abrasions or ulcers may include blurry vision, tearing, sensitivity to light, redness, and a foreign body sensation. (
  • Other symptoms can include blurry vision and faded colors. (
  • If you have symptoms of 'Flashes of Light' in your vision, when there is no light to explain the flashes, this could mean that there is something happening in the back of the eye. (
  • Individuals with rosacea often do not realize they are also experiencing ocular rosacea, as eye symptoms are not always as severe as skin symptoms. (
  • An eye care professional diagnoses ocular rosacea simply by reviewing symptoms, looking over medical history, and examining the patient's eyes and eyelids. (
  • Ocular migraine can be painful and disabling, but there are ways to help prevent and reduce symptoms. (
  • An ocular migraine is a migraine that causes visual symptoms. (
  • The medical community defines ocular migraine as migraine that causes visual symptoms, with or without other migraine symptoms, such as a headache . (
  • The symptoms that ocular migraine causes vary widely among individuals. (
  • Visual symptoms due to ocular migraine can be scary and disabling, but most are short lived. (
  • Symptoms of demodicosis include ocular irritation, itching, and scaling of lids. (
  • A person who has experienced other migraine symptoms could experience repeated, temporary bouts of diminished vision or blindness in one eye . (
  • But if you have ocular migraine, even if they go away on their own, it's a good idea to talk to your doctor about your symptoms. (
  • Ocular migraine symptoms usually go away on their own within 30 minutes, so most people don't need treatment for them. (
  • Prosthetic replacement of the ocular surface ecosystem (PROSE) is a pioneering treatment that can restore vision, support healing, reduce irritating symptoms and improve quality of life for patients with complex corneal disease, especially those for whom conventional treatments have failed. (
  • She explained that "damage to the ocular surfaces, retina, cornea, and optic nerve can be temporary or permanent. (
  • The ocular surface, consisting of the cornea, conjunctiva and the tear film, is critical for our vision. (
  • The cornea can bulge and thin causing distortion to increase, the apex of the cornea usually scars which reduces vision. (
  • The apex of the cornea often scars, reducing the vision. (
  • During normal vision, light passes through the cornea, which is the clear covering of the eye, and then through the pupil, which is actually a hole in the colored part of the eye, or the iris. (
  • If left untreated, ocular rosacea can lead to further medical complications such as blepharitis or chronic dry eyes, which can permanently damage the cornea and lead to vision loss. (
  • Without proper diagnoses and treatment, the continuing change of the cornea can create scar tissue which can eventually lead to a reduction in vision. (
  • There are several active areas of research including cell-biomaterial interactions, use of engineering inspired approaches for accelerating wound healing, development of an improved artificial cornea, development of improved surgical approaches for corneal transplantation, biophysical attributes of the extracellular matrix and their relevance to health and disease of the eye, and finally, comparative ocular anatomy and physiological optics. (
  • PROSE can benefit patients with conditions that include dry eye syndrome, keratoconus, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, chronic ocular graft-versus-host disease, Sjögren's syndrome, pellucid marginal degeneration, ocular trauma, and complications of either LASIK or cornea transplantation. (
  • To investigate the effect of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) on acute ocular inflammation in an animal model of endotoxin-induced uveitis (EIU). (
  • Uveitis is an ocular condition with numerous etiologies and management options. (
  • The multiple systemic conditions that are associated with uveitis require the optometrist to be familiar with not only the ocular management, but with systemic approaches as well. (
  • 2. The method according to claim 1 in which said ocular inflammation is selected from the group consisting of uveitis, conjunctivitis, episcleritis, scleritis, optic neuritis, retrobulbar neuritis, ocular inflammation following ocular surgery, and ocular inflammation resulting from physical eye trauma. (
  • Uveitis is typical of these ocular disorders, and is characterized by inflammation of the uveal tract, which encompasses the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. (
  • Ocular rosacea, an inflammation of the eye and/or eyelid, occurs in conjunction with rosacea of the skin. (
  • As the human ocular surface is heavily colonised by gram-positive cocci bacteria, a balance of activation/repression of NF-κB target genes is essential to avoid uncontrolled infection or autoimmune-related inflammation. (
  • Disclosed is a method of treating ocular inflammation in a mammal in need of such treatment, including administering to the mammal an anti-inflammatory amount of rapamycin. (
  • 1. A method for treating ocular inflammation in a mammal in need of said treatment, comprising administering to said mammal an effective anti-inflammatory amount of rapamycin. (
  • 4. A method of providing symptomatic relief of, preventing the progression of, or eradicating ocular inflammation in a mammal in need of thereof, comprising administering to said mammal an effective anti-inflammatory amount of rapamycin. (
  • 5. A method for treating ocular inflammation in a mammal in need of said treatment, comprising administering to said mammal between about 0.01 and 50 mg/kg/day of rapamycin. (
  • The present invention relates to the treatment of ocular inflammation. (
  • Ocular inflammation may take the form of numerous eye disorders of varying severity depending on the location of the inflammation. (
  • In ocular bacterial infection, endotoxin (the lipopolysaccharide component of gram negative bacteria) produces ocular inflammation as indicated by conjunctival and iridial hyperemia, breakdown of blood aqueous barrier and polymorphonuclear neutrophil infiltration into the aqueous humor and iris ciliary body. (
  • Ocular inflammation can also result following ophthalmologic surgical procedures or ocular trauma resulting from physical injury of the eye. (
  • If you suddenly experience any sort of blind spot in your field of vision, call or consult your optometrist immediately determine if it's harmless or possibly a sign of something more serious, such as a retinal detachment . (
  • Many people never see an Optometrist until they notice blurry vision and believe they may be in need of corrective eyewear. (
  • Optometrist and author Dr. Jeffery Anshel appears on the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones to explain how these. (
  • On the new edition of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrist and researcher Graham Erickson, O.D. talks with Dr. Val about the. (
  • Two major problems with the eye and ocular development include abnormalities in the development of the central vision area of the retina (called the macula or the fovea) and in the conduct of impulses from the retina through the optic nerve to the brain. (
  • The most obvious feature inside the eyes of individuals with ocular albinism is underdevelopment of the fovea, the small area in the center of the retina that provides fine central vision (reading, recognizing faces). (
  • In myopia, images of distant objects are focused in front of the retina because of excessive ocular elongation. (
  • The ocular blood flow (OBF) is responsible for supplying nutrition to the retina, which plays a fundamental role in visual function. (
  • Blood vessels in the tissue in the retina are damaged causing you to see floaters, creates blurry vision, presents dark spots, and can cause blindness. (
  • One of a number of progressive genetically determined degenerations of the retina, typically occurring at an early age, primarily affecting the macular area by causing anything from minimal visual acuity loss and color vision abnormality to profound loss of reading ability with night vision difficulty. (
  • Other hematologic conditions (such as anemia or coagulopathy) will cause non-specific ocular signs referable to hemorrhage, usually involving the conjunctiva, and anterior chamber (hyphema), vitreous body, or retina. (
  • The macula is the portion of the retina which provides sharp, central vision, and is involved in processing the fine details of the image. (
  • An implanted lens functions similar to a natural one, focusing light on the back of the retina and restoring vision for those with cataracts. (
  • Among ocular tissues, the retina, a developmental outgrowth of the brain, is marked by an array of pathologies in patients suffering from AD, including nerve fiber layer thinning, degeneration of retinal ganglion cells, and changes to vascular parameters. (
  • As we continue to study the disease in the brain, the emerging field of ocular AD warrants further investigation of how the retina may faithfully reflect the neurological disease. (
  • The third and potentially more dangerous form of ocular migraine is a retinal migraine. (
  • Some people use the terms "ocular migraine" and "retinal migraine" interchangeably, but the two conditions are not the same, and they require different care. (
  • The most dangerous (but also the rarest) thing "ocular migraine" could refer to is a retinal migraine. (
  • This discovery greatly increases the current number of genes known to contribute to ophthalmic disease, and it is likely that many of the genes will subsequently prove to be important in human ocular development and disease," they shared. (
  • Ocular migraines can be painless or they can occur along with (or following) a migraine headache. (
  • Unlike ocular migraines, a visual migraine typically affects both eyes. (
  • What causes ocular and visual migraines? (
  • Ocular migraines are believed to have the same causes as migraine headaches. (
  • Imaging studies have revealed changes in blood flow to the brain during ocular migraines and migraine auras. (
  • But why this happens and what brings about the spontaneous resolution of ocular migraines and visual migraines remain unknown. (
  • Common migraine 'triggers' that can cause a person to have a migraine attack (including ocular and visual migraines) include certain foods, such as aged cheeses, caffeinated drinks, red wine, smoked meats, and chocolate. (
  • As already noted, visual disturbances caused by ocular migraines and visual migraines typically disappear within an hour or less without treatment. (
  • Neurontin (gabapentin) has an off-label use as treatment for migraines - doesn't specify if it's ocular migraines, must be generally for all migraines. (
  • Ocular migraines can be alarming if you don't know what they are and suddenly get one for the first time. (
  • While ocular migraines on their own are usually temporary and not serious, they do come in three different types. (
  • Sometimes, ocular migraines happen without headaches. (
  • While these types of ocular migraines are not considered serious, they do briefly interfere with ordinary activities, such as driving, reading, or writing. (
  • A fifth of people who suffer migraine headaches also experience ocular migraines, sometimes as a warning symptom that the headache is on its way . (
  • While ocular migraines affect both eyes, retinal migraines will only affect one , though they may also precede a migraine headache just like in the case of a migraine with aura. (
  • Getting Ocular Migraines? (
  • If you'd simply like to learn more about ocular migraines, we'd be happy to give you more information, so call us up or send us an email! (
  • I think I am having Ocular Migraines. (
  • I have had migraines for almost 20 years but the ocular migraine started about a year ago. (
  • lay down with eyes closed if possible) I also take inderal every night to prevent migraines(very low dose) It did cut down on the frequency of the painful migraines but not so much for the ocular. (
  • However, despite the similar name, ocular migraines don't always have anything to do with head pain. (
  • Painless ocular migraines might be alarming the first time they happen, but they are usually harmless . (
  • If you have any other questions about ocular migraines, we would be happy to answer them. (
  • You may hear your doctor call ocular migraine by some other names, such as visual, retinal, ophthalmic, or monocular migraines. (
  • Experts don't know if medications that prevent migraines -- such as tricyclic antidepressants or anti-seizure medications -- can help prevent that vision loss. (
  • The first and most important step in preserving your vision and overall ocular health is to schedule a comprehensive annual eye exam. (
  • When you come in for a vision exam, our professionals will determine if you may have an eye disease and what type of treatment is best for you. (
  • Schedule an appointment at InSight Vision Center for a comprehensive eye exam. (
  • The ocular exam is usually normal, and electroretinography is recommended to rule out SARDS. (
  • A comprehensive eye exam can take half an hour or more, depending on the optician and the number and complexity of tests required to fully evaluate your vision and the health of your eyes. (
  • Among the first tests performed in a comprehensive eye exam are visual acuity tests that measure the sharpness of your vision. (
  • A screening test that checks your colour vision is often performed early in a comprehensive eye exam to rule out colour blindness. (
  • Patients with underlying health conditions that can lead to vision problems, such as diabetes, need to be especially diligent in maintaining yearly eye exams to protect their eye health. (
  • Scheduling yearly eye exams is the best way to maintain visual acuity and general ocular health, especially as patients start to advance in age. (
  • All patients received iDesign LASIK treatment with the Star S4 IR (Abbott) excimer laser system in tandem with a high-resolution wavefront guided sensor, the iDesign Advanced WaveScan Studio System (Johnson & Johnson Vision Care). (
  • Subjective data collected in the study showed that, in addition to attaining good refractive results, patients were also very satisfied with the quality of their postoperative vision. (
  • More data and better nomograms equates to increased vision quality for patients. (
  • Although each and every one of these techniques comes with its own pros and cons, the most important thing here is to successfully carry out this ocular implant saving the patients life and improving the quality of living. (
  • In wet AMD clinical trials, Lucentis administered monthly demonstrated an improvement in vision of three lines or more on the study eye chart in up to 41 percent of patients at two years. (
  • Knowledge of the etiology of ocular toxicity can result in closely monitoring and educating patients at risk to promote well-being and vision, and anticipating treatment-related toxicity, which may be minimized or prevented by holding or reducing the drug dose. (
  • We specialize in using topical or retrobulbar anesthesia with conscious sedation for patients with complex ocular problems, movement disorders, autism, dementia, and developmental conditions that would otherwise require general anesthesia to provide the safest possible experience for our patients. (
  • At Eyes First Vision Center, our optometry team provides eye care and vision support for patients in Ocean and Monmouth Counties in New Jersey. (
  • Our team has 30 years of experience helping patients like you protect their vision. (
  • At Total Vision Family Eye Care, it is our highest priority to provide the best quality eye care, and to ensure the health and safety of our patients, staff and our entire community. (
  • Patients who have been diagnosed with skin rosacea should visit an eye care professional periodically to rule out the possibility of ocular rosacea. (
  • Eye care professionals also recommend patients with ocular rosacea make a few lifestyle adjustments, as certain activities have been shown to aggravate the condition. (
  • Ten patients had other ocular conditions including blepharitis/chalzion ( n = 6), swollen optic nerve ( n = 3), punctate epitheliopathy ( n = 3), corneal scarring ( n = 1),and elevated intraocular pressure ( n = 2). (
  • To determine whether patients with ocular hypertension (OHT) have elevated motion perimetry thresholds. (
  • While the majority of patients with strabismus are treated with surgery there are a number of cases where surgery is not possible and good long-term ocular alignment can be maintained with repeated injections of botulinum toxin. (
  • Long-term injections with botulinum toxin A is a good treatment for maintaining ocular alignment if squint surgery is not indicated and those patients receiving treatment score near the level of normal controls in QoL terms. (
  • Losses in vision can occur from many different disorders of the eye, ranging from irreversible retinal degeneration to easily treated refractive errors. (
  • Corneal Collagen Crosslinking which halts the progression of keratoconus and post-refractive surgery ectasia to help prevent worsening of vision and prevent the need for a corneal transplant in the future. (
  • Ocular dominance is an important consideration in predicting patient satisfaction with monovision correction in cataract surgery refractive surgery, also laser eye surgery, and contact lens wear. (
  • Recent research from the Swamynathan laboratory revealed the many critical contributions of Krüppel-like transcription factors Klf4 and Klf5 to maturation and maintenance of a healthy ocular surface. (
  • Ongoing research in the Swamynathan laboratory, supported by an RO1 grant award from the National Eye Institute is aimed at understanding the ocular surface expression and functions of Slurp1, a protein that is present in abundance in healthy ocular surface, and disappears during disease conditions. (
  • The regulation of NF-κB is highly context- and tissue-dependent, so it is important to define the triggers and targets of this pathway in healthy ocular surface and in disease. (
  • Outcomes of ongoing studies in the Swamynathan laboratory are expected to reveal the value of Slurp1 as a novel diagnostic and/or therapeutic target for managing ocular surface inflammatory disorders. (
  • The current report used an ocular and vision disease classification system and several healthcare burden measures to quantify the impacts of various ocular and vision-related illnesses and injuries among active component service members of the U.S. Armed Forces during 2018. (
  • Considered to be corneal and lens crystallins, they confer protective and transparent properties upon these ocular tissues. (
  • As a result of their catalytic and non-catalytic functions, ALDH3A1 and ALDH1A1 proteins protect inner ocular tissues from ultraviolet radiation and reactive oxygen-induced damage. (
  • Ocular tissues from all species were cut in transverse step sections, and stained with hematoxylin and eosin. (
  • Members of our Department of Ophthalmology have extensive experience in developing primary cell cultures from human and murine ocular tissues. (
  • The majority of the residency will take place in the School of Optometry and Vision Science and the Health Science Campus (HSOC), Kitchener. (
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  • To access the journal online , American Academy of Optometry Members can access all current content published in Optometry and Vision Science by completing login at the AAO website using the journal link to come back to this site and view content. (
  • The 3 specific ocular and vision-related conditions that accounted for the most medical encounters (i.e., myopia, astigmatism, and acute conjunctivitis) accounted for almost one-half (47.7%) of all ocular and vision-related medical encounters overall. (
  • 1 Myopia is primarily caused by ocular elongation resulting from increases in vitreous chamber depth, which is determined by the growth of the sclera, the connective-tissue sheath of the eye. (
  • Clearly, myopia occurs when the process of emmetropization fails to sufficiently slow rates of ocular growth and limit ocular elongation. (
  • If you have blurry vision, faded colors in your vision, or a cloudy view, this may be a symptom of cataracts. (
  • Dogs with diabetes mellitus develop cataracts and lose vision usually within 3 months of diagnosis. (
  • Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss after age 55. (
  • A surgical procedure can restore vision that has been compromised by cataracts. (
  • Past ocular history may include recurrent failed treatment of blepharitis . (
  • My eyes are red, and dry, blurry, my vision seems worse (even after new glasses), I have photophobia. (
  • An ocular migraine is a rare condition characterised by temporary vision loss or even temporary blindness in one eye. (
  • If left to progress, it can cause peripheral vision lost and blindness. (
  • Colorblind Glasses corrected In providing choice and optimal vision enhancement for those who suffer with color blindness by providing five lens options in color blind corrective glasses depending on the user can help provide remarkable results far superior to the leading competitor with only one lens. (
  • In many cases, this can lead to severe vision loss and eventual blindness. (
  • This is one of the most common causes of blindness, but can also cause blurry or hazy vision. (
  • When the pressure is too high, permanent damage to the optic nerve may occur and even lead to partial permanent vision loss or blindness. (
  • If you have ocular migraine, you may get vision loss or blindness in one eye for a short time -- less than an hour. (
  • That's because the flashing lights or blindness may be on one side of your vision but actually involve both eyes. (
  • It can lead to vision problems and blindness. (
  • Abstract DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ultimate objective is to develop products for vision-screening/diagnosis of preschool children. (
  • Accelerated ocular growth, caused by visual deprivation, stimulated the proliferation of CMZ progenitors. (
  • The enhanced ocular dominance plasticity induced by visual deprivation persists for days, even if binocular vision precedes monocular deprivation. (
  • It is believed that ocular dominance columns must be important in binocular vision. (
  • Notably, they are also absent in many animals with binocular vision, such as rats. (
  • As far as regards subjects with normal binocular vision, the widespread notion that the individual's better-sighted eye would tend to be the dominant eye has been challenged as lacking empirical basis. (
  • citation needed] In normal binocular vision there is an effect of parallax, and therefore the dominant eye is the one that is primarily relied on for precise positional information. (
  • Consultation and screening for early detection to diagnose and treat ocular changes from cancer treatment can be promoted with close communication and collaboration between the primary team and ophthalmology. (
  • Experts aren't sure what causes ocular migraine. (
  • You can't do much to prevent ocular hypertension. (
  • There's been little research on the best way to treat or prevent ocular migraine. (
  • Understanding ocular toxicity of systemic anticancer therapies may aid nursing assessment, patient education, and care management. (
  • ORLANDO, FL-Understanding the effect of ocular toxicity of systemic anticancer therapies can help guide nursing assessment, enhance patient education, and improve care management, a study presented at the ONS 40th Annual Congress has found. (
  • If you have diabetes, you need to know that having this systemic disease puts you at greater risk for developing vision problems. (
  • Intracranial tumors may cause vision loss, pupillary reflex abnormalities, and depressed mentation. (
  • Our ophthalmologists can help relieve pain and correct damage, vision loss and disfigurement caused by eyelid problems, orbital fractures, orbital tumors, tear duct abnormalities and other conditions. (
  • If you suffer from blurry vision, loss of peripheral vision or trouble seeing in darker rooms, we recommend that you come in for treatment. (
  • We screened 310 probands with developmental ocular conditions for variations in FOXD3 . (
  • Optic nerve conditions and visual discomfort/disturbances accounted for more than one-quarter (30.1%) of all ocular and vision-related hospital bed days. (
  • This is the first MSMR report specifically focused on the burden of ocular and vision conditions among active component U.S. service members. (
  • Effective prioritization of the magnitude and burden of ocular and visual conditions is essential to inform the targets for prevention, allocation of resources, training objectives, and research goals. (
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  • An increase in eye pressure is referred to as ocular hypertension and can result to permanent vision loss if left untreated. (
  • The Ocular Surface Development and Gene Expression Laboratory, led by Dr. Shivalingappa (Shiva) Swamynathan, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, is interested in learning how the timely production of different proteins that make up our ocular surface is regulated during development and what goes wrong in ocular surface disorders. (
  • Up till present day, different methods have been used for ocular implants with some having high risk involved, although there have been different ideas as to create the perfect ocular implant and putting into consideration of using the best techniques available. (
  • Getting the perfect results one must note that a good ocular implant shouldn't be allergenic and should also be mechanically stable and most importantly it should be non-toxic. (
  • In order to reduce the effect of post-operative and it's complications after an evisceration or enucleation surgery has led to the search for the best and safe type of ocular implant. (
  • After this, we re-attach the muscles to an ocular implant that will replace the volume and deliver movement to the ocular prosthesis. (
  • Then an orbital implant will replace the lost volume and deliver movement to the ocular prosthesis. (
  • Described is an ocular implant including an elongate member having an internal lumen forming a flow pathway, at least one inflow port communicating with the flow pathway, and at least one outflow port communicating with the flow pathway. (
  • Brief monocular deprivation (≤3 d) induces a rapid shift in the ocular dominance of binocular neurons in the juvenile rodent visual cortex but is ineffective in adults. (
  • Here, we report that persistent, rapid, juvenile-like ocular dominance plasticity can be reactivated in adult rodent visual cortex when monocular deprivation is preceded by visual deprivation. (
  • Ocular dominance shifts in visually deprived adults are caused by a rapid depression of the response to stimulation of the deprived eye, previously only reported in juveniles, and a simultaneous potentiation of the response to stimulation of the nondeprived eye. (
  • Visual deprivation also induces a significant decrease in the level of GABA A receptors relative to AMPA receptors and a return to the juvenile form of NMDA receptors in the visual cortex, two molecular changes that we propose enable the persistent reactivation of rapid ocular dominance plasticity. (
  • The ocular dominance of binocular neurons in the visual cortex is actively maintained by competition between synapses serving the two eyes. (
  • Depriving one eye of vision induces a shift in ocular dominance toward the nondeprived eye ( Hubel and Wiesel, 1970 ). (
  • However, prolonged (≥5 d) monocular deprivation effectively shifts ocular dominance attributable entirely to a potentiation of the response to stimulation of the nondeprived eye. (
  • Ocular dominance columns are stripes of neurons in the visual cortex of certain mammals (including humans) that respond preferentially to input from one eye or the other. (
  • Ocular dominance columns were important in early studies of cortical plasticity, as it was found that monocular deprivation causes the columns to degrade, with the non-deprived eye assuming control of more of the cortical cells. (
  • Surprisingly, however, many squirrel monkeys either lack or partially lack ocular dominance columns, which would not be expected if they are useful. (
  • Ocular dominance columns were discovered in the 1960s by Hubel and Wiesel as part of their Nobel prize winning work on the structure of the visual cortex in cats. (
  • Ocular dominance columns have since been found in many animals, such as ferrets, macaques, and humans. (
  • Ocular dominance columns are stripe shaped regions of the primary visual cortex that lie perpendicular to the orientation columns, as can be seen in the accompanying figure. (
  • The ocular dominance columns cover the primary (striate) visual cortex, with the exception of monocular regions of the cortical map corresponding to peripheral vision and the blind spot. (
  • In macaques, it was found that both blobs and pinwheel centers tend to lie in the center of ocular dominance columns, but no particular relation has been found between pinwheel centers and blobs. (
  • Most early models of the columns supposed that there were discrete "modules" or "hypercolumns" tiling the cortex, consisting of a repeating unit containing a full set of orientation and ocular dominance columns. (
  • Further confusing the issue, squirrel monkeys don't always express columns, and even when they do the cytochrome oxidase blobs are not in register with the ocular dominance columns. (
  • There is no consensus yet as to how ocular dominance columns are initially developed. (
  • It is known that ocular dominance columns develop before birth, which indicates that if an activity dependent mechanism is involved it must work based on intrinsic activity rather than being sensory experience dependent. (
  • Similarly, the correlated activation for the retinal waves may direct development of the ocular dominance columns, which receive input from the LGN. (
  • Ocular dominance, sometimes called eye preference or eyedness, is the tendency to prefer visual input from one eye to the other. (
  • In a 1998 study of professional baseball players, hand-ocular dominance patterns did not show an effect on batting average or ERA. (
  • It is an objective test of ocular dominance. (
  • In Phase III clinical trials studying macular edema following RVO, studies showed that Lucentis administered monthly demonstrated an early (day seven) and sustained vision improvement of three lines or more on the study eye chart during the six-month controlled treatment period of the studies. (
  • Up to the age of 2 years, low birthweight children and those who require postnatal special care had a higher risk of having an ocular or vision defect diagnosed and were more likely to have serious visual impairment than other children. (
  • Goal 2: Expert Role - To develop and solidify strong clinical diagnostic and management skills in the area of ocular disease and primary care. (
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  • Farmworkers have a high level of unmet need for both routine preventive eye care and treatment or correction of vision problems. (
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  • Regular eye care can be life changing, literally preserving the vision of millions of people! (
  • HEALTHY VISION with Dr. Val Jones seeks to close the gap between vision care attitudes and behaviors by providing listeners with timely and relevant information and helpful resources to help them manage eye health for themselves and their families. (
  • See an eye care professional right away if you have a sudden change in vision, if everything looks dim, or if you see flashes of light. (
  • Most eye care professionals will recommend periodic check-ups to monitor ocular hypertension. (
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  • Vision can be lost where some of these hemorrhages and exudative spots occur. (
  • Surgery to remove a small piece of the iris and unblock drainage channels will help protect your vision, although some vision loss may still occur. (
  • Ocular migraine causes visual disturbances, or aura, with or without the headache that tends to occur with typical migraine. (
  • Ocular hypertension or Intraocular pressure (IOP) is a condition in which your eye pressure gets higher than the average level. (
  • Severity of ocular damage depends on degree and duration of blood pressure elevation, and intraocular hemorrhage is usually cause for a guarded prognosis for vision. (
  • While a few benign intraocular tumors can be removed surgically and vision spared, most are monitored and enucleation done if the tumor becomes too large. (
  • Ocular hypertension is a term that is used to describe elevated intraocular eye pressure. (
  • There are eye drops available that can lower intraocular pressure, but there is no cure for ocular hypertension. (
  • Studies designed to assess the impact of the ablation of different types of neurons on vision-guided ocular growth led to the finding of numerous proliferating cells within damaged retinas. (
  • Even though these serious complications are rare, there is usually no need to accept these risks for ocular surgery. (
  • The treatment offers continued benefit: Almost 75 percent of recipients with complex corneal disease have improved vision and continue to wear the devices five years after initiating the therapy. (
  • For ocular disease treatment or diagnostics, call Eyes First Vision Center for an appointment. (
  • Red, watery eyes, inflamed lids, blurred vision and a sandy or scratchy feeling in the eyes may indicate that you have conjunctivitis. (
  • Certain forms of conjunctivitis can develop into a serious condition that may harm your vision. (
  • Following exposure, the most commonly encountered clinical effects include dermal (skin erythema and blistering), respiratory (pharyngitis, cough, dyspnea), ocular (conjunctivitis and burns), and gastrointestinal (nausea and vomiting). (
  • Prior to being diagnosed with ocular rosacea by derm doc, I was told by eye doc I had pink eye, allergy conjunctivitis, eye allergies, and was prescribed eye drops that did nothing or made matters worse. (
  • According to the CDC, out of the estimated 61 million adults that are deemed high risk for vision loss, only half had seen an eye doctor in the previous 12 months. (
  • Careful monitoring is always recommended to reduce the chance of severe loss of vision from this prevalent eye disease. (
  • Not monitoring and treating these spots can lead to vision loss. (
  • Over time, this damage worsens and leads to worsening vision loss. (
  • It is one of the most common causes of vision loss in older people. (
  • Early detection and treatment could prevent vision loss. (
  • But some can lead to a permanent loss of vision. (
  • It is the loss or lack of central vision in one eye or the inability of the eye to focus. (
  • Vision loss occurs within days or sometimes weeks. (
  • Pupillary light reflexes may remain active for some time after vision loss occurs, making diagnosis challenging. (
  • Lack of adherence has been shown to correlate with the progression of vision loss. (
  • Waiting too long to seek treatment can prolong your pain and result in permanent vision loss in some cases. (
  • If you wait, the pain may worsen and you may face the loss of vision. (
  • Corneal abrasions often heal on their own, but ulcers may require treatment with antibiotics, antifungal, or antiviral eye drops to prevent scarring and vision loss. (
  • Vision loss can be temporary or permanent. (
  • The condition can cause mild to severe vision loss if eye tissue is damaged. (
  • and vision loss. (
  • This leads to vision loss. (
  • If you have histoplasmosis, the infection can move from the lungs into the eyes, leading to vision loss. (
  • These scars are usually harmless, but sometimes they cause abnormal blood vessels to grow in the eye and lead to vision loss. (
  • If you already have serious vision loss from OHS, ask your doctor to refer you to a low vision specialist. (
  • They can help you learn how to live with your vision loss. (
  • It's rare, but people who have these types of migraine may have a higher risk of permanent vision loss in one eye. (
  • If you get vision loss in one eye only, it could be due to a serious condition that isn't related to migraine. (