• glaucoma
  • To report a case of histologically proven epithelial downgrowth after multiple failed penetrating keratoplasties and glaucoma filtering surgeries that was successfully treated with Boston keratoprosthesis implantation. (harvard.edu)
  • A 61-year-old man was referred to the Cornea Service of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in August 2000 with a history of congenital syphilis, congenital deafness and congenital glaucoma. (harvard.edu)
  • It is contraindicated in patients of an ASA score of III or greater and in animals with CNS signs, hyperthyroidism, cardiac disease, pancreatic or renal disease, pregnancy, glaucoma, or penetrating eye injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • ophthalmologist
  • Ideally, ointment would not be used when referring to an ophthalmologist, since it diminishes the ability to carry out a thorough eye examination. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the exam, the ophthalmologist will examine the eye and diagnose the condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgical
  • Additionally, with current advanced surgical techniques, many eyes once considered nonviable now have a fair prognosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The surgical procedure is performed by ophthalmologists, physicians who specialize in eyes, and is often done on an outpatient basis. (wikipedia.org)
  • With anesthesia induced, the surgical team prepares the eye to be operated on and drapes the face around the eye. (wikipedia.org)
  • examination
  • On examination, the BCVA of his left eye was counting fingers at 5 feet (20/200 with telescopic lens) and the IOP was controlled. (harvard.edu)
  • At this examination, his left eye BCVA was counting fingers at 4 feet. (harvard.edu)
  • The usual eye examination should be attempted, and may require a topical anesthetic in order to be tolerable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Depending on the medical history and preliminary examination, the primary care physician should designate the eye injury as a true emergency, urgent or semi-urgent. (wikipedia.org)
  • corneal
  • The left eye had poor vision from corneal edema and graft failure since 1992. (harvard.edu)
  • Tectonic/reconstructive: To preserve corneal anatomy and integrity in patients with stromal thinning and descemetoceles, or to reconstruct the anatomy of the eye, e.g. after corneal perforation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Disease
  • Commonly the eye remains relatively painless while the inflammatory disease spreads through the uvea, where characteristic focal infiltrates in the choroid named DalĂ©n-Fuchs nodules can be seen. (wikipedia.org)
  • The severity of cataract formation, assuming no other eye disease is present, is judged primarily by a visual acuity test. (wikipedia.org)
  • Based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) WISQARS database for the latest year of data (2010), serious injury kills nearly 10,000 children in America each year. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissues
  • Media opacity occurs in the presence of opacities in the eye tissues or fluid, distorting and/or blocking the image prior to contact with the photoreceptor cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • external causes
  • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. (icd10data.com)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) developed the International Classification of External Causes of Injury (ICECI). (wikipedia.org)
  • The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision (ICD-10) is a coding of diseases and signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances and external causes of injury or diseases, as classified by the World Health Organization (WHO). (wikipedia.org)
  • severity
  • The goal of investigation is the assessment of the severity of the ocular injury with an eye to implementing a management plan as soon as is required. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples include the Injury Severity Score and a modified version of the Glasgow Coma Scale. (wikipedia.org)
  • prognosis
  • When initiated promptly following injury, it is effective in controlling the inflammation and improving the prognosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Data on demographic profile, the type and source of injury of the patients, and clinical presentation and visual profile were documented using a uniform and validated datasheet. (slideshare.net)
  • 253 eyes of 237 patients were reviewed. (hindawi.com)
  • 207 eyes of 197 patients were analyzed. (hindawi.com)
  • In the pre-hospital setting issues may arise with the treatment of pediatric patients due to a lack of knowledge and resources involved in the treatment of these injuries. (wikipedia.org)