• acute
  • Contact lens acute red eye (CLARE) - a non-ulcerative sterile keratitis associated with colonization of Gram-negative bacteria on contact lenses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infectious
  • Infectious keratitis refers to microbial invasion of the cornea causing inflammation and damage to the corneal epithelium, stroma, or endothelium. (bmj.com)
  • Infectious keratitis can progress rapidly, and generally requires urgent antibacterial, antifungal, or antiviral therapy to eliminate the pathogen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Contact lenses are removed and are not replaced until infectious forms of keratitis are cured. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Because many common forms of keratitis are infectious, examiners should use standard precautions during the evaluation of the eye. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • inflammation
  • All three patients (83, 79 and 45 years old) presented with tearing and blurred vision in one eye without signs of ocular inflammation, three to five days after initiation of steroid treatment. (escrs.org)
  • A new topical, non-steroidal drug for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery has been approved by the US FDA. (wdmac.com)
  • Because of the seriousness of keratitis, patients experiencing eye inflammation or pain should seek immediate medical attention. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The goals of treatment are to reduce pain, decrease inflammation, and improve a person's overall functioning. (wikipedia.org)
  • topical
  • Treatment consists of topical antimicrobial agents that may be supplemented by pupil-dilating agents, analgesics, corticosteroids, and systemic antimicrobials as needed. (bmj.com)
  • some of them also demonstrated meibomian gland dysfunction, symptoms of rosacea and decreased vision even though treatments of oral tetracycline, topical steroids and antibiotics had already been administered. (wdmac.com)
  • HSV dendritic keratitis: Both topical and oral antivirals are important elements of ocular herpes treatment. (wdmac.com)
  • exposure keratitis, as in Bell's palsy, is preventable with topical lubricants. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • diagnosis
  • This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. (drugs.com)
  • Clinical
  • Miltefosine is primarily used for the treatment of visceral and New World cutaneous leishmaniasis, and is undergoing clinical trials for this use in several countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • infections
  • New cold sore the virus from getting rid of a cold sore infections or virus unless it attempt to discover the best way to overcome cold object will stay with you always occur in other objects of an outbreaks, you touch the cold sore treatments and both types oftypes of medicines like Acetaminophen or ibuprofen and Lidocaine are the main natural licorice treats. (zapcoldsoresaway.com)
  • severe
  • Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. (drugs.com)
  • The global incidence (rate of new disease) of herpes keratitis is roughly 1.5 million, including 40,000 new cases of severe monocular visual impairment or blindness each year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mechanism
  • Immunity, 2007;26: 593 †Leavenworth JW, †Schellack C, †Kim H-J, Lu L, Spee P, and Cantor H. Analysis of the cellular mechanism underlying inhibition of EAE after treatment with anti-NKG2A F(ab)′2. (wikipedia.org)