• herpetic keratitis
  • In the process of preparing this document, a detailed literature search of PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library for articles in the English language was conducted in November 2010 on the subject herpetic keratitis for years 1966-2010. (aao.org)
  • inflammation
  • Infectious keratitis refers to microbial invasion of the cornea causing inflammation and damage to the corneal epithelium, stroma, or endothelium. (bmj.com)
  • WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 23, 2018--Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KALA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics using its proprietary mucus-penetrating particle (MPP) technology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved INVELTYS TM (loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic suspension) 1% for the treatment of post-operative inflammation and pain following ocular surgery. (apnews.com)
  • Today's approval of INVELTYS is welcome news for the eye care community as it provides a clear advancement in the treatment for inflammation and pain following ocular surgery. (apnews.com)
  • LOTEMAX GEL (loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic gel) 0.5% is indicated for the treatment of post-operative inflammation and pain following ocular surgery. (bausch.com)
  • Fluorometholone ophthalmic suspension 0.1% is indicated for the treatment of corticosteroid-responsive inflammation of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea and anterior segment of the globe. (drugs.com)
  • Because of the seriousness of keratitis, patients experiencing eye inflammation or pain should seek immediate medical attention. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The epithelial layer is sloughed off as the dendritic ulcer grows, and mild inflammation (iritis) may occur in the underlying stroma of iris. (wikipedia.org)
  • ulcerative
  • Contact lens acute red eye (CLARE) - a non-ulcerative sterile keratitis associated with colonization of Gram-negative bacteria on contact lenses. (wikipedia.org)
  • defect
  • The xam was notable for eyelids without vesicles, conjunctival injection, corneal epithelial irregularity with small defect, mild corneal edema, keratic precipitates, and mild anterior chamber reaction. (harvard.edu)
  • corticosteroids
  • Treatment consists of topical antimicrobial agents that may be supplemented by pupil-dilating agents, analgesics, corticosteroids, and systemic antimicrobials as needed. (bmj.com)
  • Anti-inflammatory drugs such as corticosteroids including are the most effective treatment for canker sores, as they will reduce swelling and pain. (kacc.info)
  • severe
  • 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)
  • migration
  • Dendritic cells (DCs) are present in the central avascular area of inflamed corneas, but the mechanisms of their migration to this location are poorly understood. (jove.com)
  • Here, we investigated the contribution of vessel formation to DC migration into the central cornea, and analyzed the DC chemotactic factors produced by human corneal epithelial (HCE) cells. (jove.com)
  • Symptoms
  • For treatment of herpes labialis, importance of initiating treatment immediately following onset of symptoms tingling, itching, burning and importance of not using valacyclovir for longer than 1 day. (kacc.info)
  • Cicloson nasal spray is indicated for the treatment of the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in patients aged 6 years and older and perennial allergic rhinitis in patients aged 12 years and older. (nclockservice.com)
  • edema
  • Diabetic macular edema is was one form of edema that has had historical difficulty in treatment until an intravitreal form of corticosteroidal implant in a time released formula was developed. (bcbst.com)
  • F luocinolone intravitreal implant for the treatment of diabetic macular edema is considered medically necessary if the medical appropriateness criteria are met. (bcbst.com)
  • Ozurdex ® (dexamethasone intravitreal implant) is indicated for the treatment of macular edema following branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) or central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). (drugs.com)
  • Ozurdex ® is indicated for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. (drugs.com)
  • sterile
  • If the contralateral eye requires treatment, a new applicator must be used, and the sterile field, syringe, gloves, drapes, and eyelid speculum should be changed before Ozurdex ® is administered to the other eye. (drugs.com)
  • geographic
  • Application of steroids to a dendritic ulcer caused by HSV will result in rapid and significant worsening of the ulcer to form an 'amoeboid' or 'geographic' ulcer, so named because of the ulcer's map like shape. (wikipedia.org)
  • steroids
  • Subjects using medications influencing tear production such as steroids, immunosuppressive agents and/or anti-cholinergics (e.g. cold and allergy medications, tricyclic antidepressants) for treatment of autoimmune connective tissue disease may not be enrolled in this study if they have not been on a stable dosing regimen for 30 days prior to the Eligibility Visit. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Aciclovir is the mainstay of treatment for HSV keratitis and steroids should be avoided at all costs in this condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • cells
  • Dendritic cells (DCs) are the key players involved in initiation of adaptive immune response by activating antigen-specific T cells. (jove.com)