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  • clinical
  • The visual acuity of a patient with an eye injury should always be tested because vision changes provide objective tools to monitor clinical improvement or deterioration. (aafp.org)
  • illnesses
  • See related handout on work-related eye injuries and illnesses , written by the author of this article. (aafp.org)
  • More than 65,000 work-related eye injuries and illnesses, causing significant morbidity and disability, are reported in the United States annually. (aafp.org)
  • More than 65,000 work-related eye injuries and illnesses cause job absenteeism in the United States every year. (aafp.org)
  • chronic
  • Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis (SLK) is a chronic and recurrent eye disease which affects the superior bulbar conjunctiva (the clear layer that covers the eyeball, over the sclera ) and tarsal conjunctiva (the clear layer that lines the eyelids), as well as the superior limbic aspect of the cornea (the area above the cornea ). (nih.gov)
  • eyelids
  • Factors inducing conjunctiva laxity include thyroid eye disease (usually hyperthyroidism ), tight upper eyelids, and prominent globes. (nih.gov)
  • Patient
  • Primary prevention and patient counseling on proper eye protection is essential because over 90 percent of injuries can be avoided with the use of eye protection. (aafp.org)
  • usually
  • Since the lymphatic system of the newborn is not well developed, follicles will not usually be present, and the lymph nodes will not be enlarged, but the eye of the neonate with chlamydia will be red and inflamed. (healthofchildren.com)
  • risk
  • 1 Workers who have the highest risk of eye injuries include fabricators, laborers, equipment operators, repair workers, and production and precision workers. (aafp.org)
  • condition
  • A different condition, known as Contact Lens-Induced Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis (CLSLK) is an eye inflammatory condition with an almost identical presentation, but it is related to contact lens wear. (nih.gov)
  • ocular
  • A bacterial eye infection may be diagnosed through testing a sample of the ocular discharge. (vetinfo.com)
  • Subjects who require or are expected to require (other than study medication) use of any topical ocular medication in either eye, or systemic medications during the course of the study or prior to Day 1 specified in the protocol as ineligible. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Percentage of patients with clinical improvement of ocular signs up to Day 6 based on a 4-point scale (0 = none, 1 = mild, 2 = moderate, and 3 = severe), defined as a decrease (improvement) from Day 1 (Baseline) in the total score of conjunctival hyperemia and mucopurulent discharge (pus), with no increase (worsening) from Day 1 (Baseline) in either individual variable in the study eye. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Chloramphenicol has a broad spectrum of activity and has been effective in treating ocular infections caused by a number of bacteria including Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Escherichia coli. (wikipedia.org)
  • urinary tract infe
  • As of 2010 it was recommended by the IDSA as a first-line treatment option for catheter-associated urinary tract infections in adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • Levofloxacin and other fluoroquinolones have also been widely used for the treatment of uncomplicated community-acquired respiratory and urinary tract infections, indications for which major medical societies generally recommend the use of older, narrower spectrum drugs to avoid fluoroquinolone resistance development. (wikipedia.org)
  • Staphylococcus
  • The triggering antigen is usually a bacterial protein (particularly from Staphylococcus aureus), but may also be a virus, fungus (particularly Candida albicans), or nematode. (wikipedia.org)
  • sclera
  • Curcumin may prove to be as effective as corticosteroids in the uveitis (inflammation of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye between the sclera - white outer coat of the eye and the retina - the back of the eye) the type of eye disorder. (turmeric.co.in)
  • The sclera gives the eye most of its white color. (wikipedia.org)
  • Secondary characteristics associated with the leopard complex include a white sclera around the eye, striped hooves and mottled skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • visual acuity
  • The authors cite the case of a male nurse who underwent an "uneventful" bilateral LASIK procedure that resulted in 20/20 (right eye) and 20/70 (left eye) visual acuity. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Ophthalmology
  • Axenfeld was involved in all aspects of ophthalmology and is associated with almost 200 written works involving the eye, including an important textbook of ophthalmology titled Lehrbuch und Atlas der Augenheilkunde (1909). (wikipedia.org)
  • cornea
  • Years of repeated infection with C. trachomatis cause the eyelid to scar and contract and ultimately to rotate inward such that the eyelashes rub against the eyeball and abrade the cornea (trichiasis). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The iris is seen rather than the cornea when looking straight in one's eye due to the latter's transparency, the pupil (central aperture of iris) is black because there is no light reflected out of the interior eye. (wikipedia.org)
  • The former, the anterior segment is the front sixth of the eye that includes the structures in front of the vitreous humour: the cornea, iris, ciliary body, and lens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diseases
  • These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods. (vitals.com)
  • Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a diverse group of tropical infections which are especially common in low-income populations in developing regions of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • This multi-faceted approach includes Surgery for trichiasis cases, Antibiotics to treat the community pool of infection, Face washing to reduce transmission, and Environmental change. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia. (vitals.com)
  • Disorders
  • They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. (vitals.com)
  • Abnormal
  • Problems with the tear film: Abnormal or decreased oil secretions that are part of the tear film can result in exces tearing or dry eye. (artisanoptics.com)
  • Male homozygous mutant's eyelids fail to open, they had abnormal eye size, a decreased susceptibility to bacterial infection and a decreased body length. (wikipedia.org)
  • vision
  • When the infection was cultured and found to be MRSA, his antibiotics were changed and his vision recovered to 20/200 over the next two weeks. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Get ophthalmologist-reviewed tips and information about eye health and preserving your vision. (aao.org)
  • Only 1 sighted eye or vision not correctable to 0.6 logMAR or better in either eye. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Also while there, she had a series of eye operations that significantly improved her vision. (wikipedia.org)
  • The leopard complex genes are also linked to abnormalities in the eyes and vision. (wikipedia.org)
  • bull's-eye
  • Diagnosis is based on a circular "bull's-eye" rash at the site of infection called erythema chronicum migrans, which is very similar to that seen in Lyme disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Classically, the innermost portion remains dark red and becomes indurated (is thicker and firmer), the outer edge remains red, and the portion in between clears, giving the appearance of a bull's eye. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, partial clearing is uncommon, and the bull's-eye pattern more often involves central redness. (wikipedia.org)
  • severity
  • There are many causes of a low blood count which range the spectrum of medical severity from a simple infection to cancer. (womenshealthency.com)
  • There is a vaccine for FHV-1 available (ATCvet code: QI06AA08 (WHO), plus various combination vaccines), but although it limits or weakens the severity of the disease and may reduce viral shedding, it does not prevent infection with FVR. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Antenatal measures include thorough care of mother and treatment of genital infections when suspected. (wikipedia.org)
  • Postnatal measures include: Use of 1% tetracycline ointment or 0.5% erythromycin ointment or 1% silver nitrate solution (Crede's method) into the eyes of babies immediately after birth Single injection of ceftriaxone IM or IV should be given to infants born to mothers with untreated gonococcal infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • epiphora
  • In general, tylosin is licensed for the treatment of infections caused by organisms susceptible to the drug, but it has also been used as a treatment of colitis in small animals, as a growth promotant in food-producing animals, and as a way of reducing epiphora (tear staining) around the eyes of white-faced dogs. (wikipedia.org)
  • relieve
  • Epsom salt is strongly hydroscopic and together with the other rock salt properties, cicatrizant, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial, helps to heal the wounds and relieve the itching. (dreampower.info)
  • types
  • Although discovered more recently than type I and type II IFNs, recent information demonstrates the importance of Type III IFNs in some types of virus infections. (wikipedia.org)
  • skin
  • The skin around the eyes is the thinnest skin of the body. (remediesforlife.net)
  • Sometimes the blood vessels near your eyes dilate and because the skin around the eyes is thinner, they show up as dark circles. (remediesforlife.net)
  • Natural bleaching properties of lemon help reduce the darkness of the skin under the eyes. (remediesforlife.net)
  • Potatoes are kept cold for a long time and are also rich in various antioxidants such as vitamin C along with other nutrients, enzymes and starch that help nourish the fine skin around the eyes. (remediesforlife.net)
  • It is also said to have natural bleaching agents that lighten the skin around the eyes. (remediesforlife.net)
  • Lie down and put refrigerated potato slices covering her eyes dark skin under the eyes. (remediesforlife.net)
  • The most common sign of infection is an expanding area of redness on the skin, known as erythema migrans, that begins at the site of a tick bite about a week after it has occurred. (wikipedia.org)
  • Only the site where the infection has first come into contact with the skin is affected. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ulcerative skin disease can also result from FHV-1 infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • illness
  • However, this conclusion is controversial since the spirochete is not detected in all cases of the syndrome, which has led some authors to argue that the illness is not caused by a bacterial pathogen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hepatitis B is a contagious virus that effects the liver, infection can last from a few weeks to a serious lifelong illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • mold
  • While toxicity of its products, aflatoxins, are explored throughout this article, Aspergillus flavus itself also exerts pathogenic effects through aspergillosis, or infection with the mold. (wikipedia.org)
  • spectrum
  • Since tylosin has a relatively poor spectrum of activity against Gram-negative organisms, it may not be a sensible therapeutic choice in the treatment of infections caused by unknown, potentially unsusceptible organisms. (wikipedia.org)
  • doxycycline
  • If the removed tick was full of blood, a single dose of doxycycline may be used to prevent development of infection, but is not generally recommended since development of infection is rare. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevent
  • Most hospitals in the United States are required by state law to apply eye drops or ointment soon after birth to prevent the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • However, fluid behind the ear drum can last weeks to months once the ear infection is treated. (healthtap.com)
  • However, the infected cell can prepare neighboring cells against a potential infection by the virus by releasing interferons. (wikipedia.org)
  • However in cases with proved penicillin susceptibility, penicillin drops 5000 to 10000 units per ml should be instilled every minute for half an hour, every five minutes for next half an hour and then half-hourly till infection is controlled) If the cornea is involved then atropine sulphate ointment should be applied. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • Many studies have found that cucumber contains several antioxidants such as cucurbitacins, vitexin, orientin and isoscoparin, not to mention vitamin C and vitamin K to help reduce discoloration under the eyes. (remediesforlife.net)
  • anything cold will help reduce your dark circles and bags under the eyes. (remediesforlife.net)
  • human
  • Many of these spores are colored, making the fungus much more obvious to the human eye at this stage in its life-cycle. (wikipedia.org)
  • true
  • Support for Darwin's theory was provided when Thomas Morgan Hunt discovered that a mutated white-eyed fruit fly among red-eyed flies was able to reproduce true white-eyed offspring. (wikipedia.org)