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  • ophthalmology
  • Materials and Methods: In this hospitalbased prospective study a total of 310 consecutive corneal ulcer cases att ending the ophthalmology outpatient department of Assam Medical College were enrolled between April 2007 and March 2009. (ebscohost.com)
  • Diagnosis
  • A definitive diagnosis is established only after a positive culture report (lactophenol cotton blue, calcoflour medium), typically taking a week, from the corneal scraping. (wikipedia.org)
  • fluorescein
  • To make the ulcer easier to see, he or she will put a drop containing the dye fluorescein into your eye. (webmd.com)
  • Sometimes pinpoint ulcers can be difficult to see, even with fluorescein. (wikihow.com)
  • trauma
  • Central ulcers are typically caused by trauma, dry eye, or exposure from facial nerve paralysis or exophthalmos . (wikipedia.org)
  • Corneal ulcers have many causes, the most common of which is trauma to the eye surface, such as by a cat scratch or injury from a foreign object (stone, stick, etc). (petwave.com)
  • slit lamp
  • Your ophthalmologist will be able to detect if you have an ulcer by using a special eye microscope, known as a slit lamp. (webmd.com)
  • Treatment
  • Treating Corneal Ulcers in Dogs: Veterinarian reviewed information on the treatment options for a dog with a Corneal Ulcer. (petwave.com)
  • Still, pharmaceutical journals and handbooks began to report of the possible use of cassareep, and suggested it might be helpful in the treatment of, for instance, eye afflictions such as corneal ulcers and conjunctivitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • involve
  • In the very early stages the desquamation may be patchy before progressing to involve up to 80% of the corneal surface. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Owners need to be aware that horses with corneal disease often require many weeks of therapy, she concluded, depending on how significant the problem is. (thehorse.com)
  • Late stages of the disease also produces a ring shaped corneal ulcer. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • Computer-assisted corneal topography devices are valuable diagnostic tools for the diagnosis of subclinical keratoconus and for tracking the progression of the disease. (meajo.org)
  • vision
  • Corneal ulcer Orbital cellulitis no light perception vision Bacteria: N. meningitidis, Staphylococcus aureus, S. epidermidis, S. pneumoniae, other streptococcal spp. (wikipedia.org)