• systemic
  • Here we investigated the effect of liver factor B reduction on systemic and ocular factor B levels. (molvis.org)
  • If you have diabetes, you need to know that having this systemic disease puts you at greater risk for developing vision problems. (nwvision.org)
  • The multiple systemic conditions that are associated with uveitis require the optometrist to be familiar with not only the ocular management, but with systemic approaches as well. (visionexpo.com)
  • Myopia-Blurred vision may be a systemic sign of local anaesthetic toxicity Reduced blinking-Lid closure that occurs too infrequently often leads to irregularities of the tear film due to prolonged evaporation, thus resulting in disruptions in visual perception. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • To reduce the burden of treatment for patients with vision-threatening diseases through the development of injectable therapeutics that enable less frequent intervention and improve medical delivery for the physician. (graybug.com)
  • patients
  • Each year, Dr. Michael Tracy of Carlsbad Eye Care screens patients for a number of vision problems, such as cataracts and glaucoma. (prweb.com)
  • Patients with underlying health conditions that can lead to vision problems, such as diabetes, need to be especially diligent in maintaining yearly eye exams to protect their eye health. (prweb.com)
  • In addition to performing LASIK and PRK eye surgery to correct common refractive conditions like myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism, Dr. Tracy also treats patients for various ocular conditions like dry eye syndrome, blepharitis, chalazion, and glaucoma. (prweb.com)
  • Scheduling yearly eye exams is the best way to maintain visual acuity and general ocular health, especially as patients start to advance in age. (prweb.com)
  • In wet AMD clinical trials, Lucentis administered monthly demonstrated an improvement in vision of three lines or more on the study eye chart in up to 41 percent of patients at two years. (mvrf.org)
  • Increasing levels of proinflammatory cytokines and markers have been observed in both the tear film and ocular surface epithelia of patients with dry eye. (molvis.org)
  • Practice guidelines for HbA1c treatment target and management of ocular health in patients with diabetes. (springer.com)
  • Ocular microtremor can potentially help in the difficult diagnosis of brainstem death, as well as monitoring patients while under anaesthesia (3). (wikipedia.org)
  • As such, double vision is sometimes a complaint of these patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • For instance, patients with bilateral occipital lesions have a much lower chance of recovering vision than patients who suffered a transient ischemic attack or women who experienced complications associated with eclampsia. (wikipedia.org)
  • In patients with acquired cortical blindness, a permanent complete loss of vision is rare. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, some patients regain vision completely, as is the case with transient cortical blindness associated with eclampsia and the side effects of certain anti-epilepsy drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • toxin
  • In this study, inflammatory cytokine expression on the ocular surface in the Botulium toxin B (BTX-B) induced mouse dry eye model was investigated. (molvis.org)
  • inflammation
  • Stroke or transient ischemic attack Brain tumor Toxocara-A parasitic roundworm that can cause blurred vision Bleeding into the eye Temporal arteritis-Inflammation of an artery in the brain that supplies blood to the optic nerve. (wikipedia.org)
  • double vision
  • Dimmed or blurred vision, double vision, halos or glare around lights, colours appearing less brilliant, feeling of a film over the eyes, frequently cleaning eyes, difficulty driving or reading, and frequently changing or cleaning glasses. (eyemax.ca)
  • The Parks-Bielschowsky three-step test, also known as Park's three-step test or Bielschowsky head tilt test, is a method used to isolate the paretic extraocular muscle, particularly superior oblique muscle and trochlear nerve (IVth cranial nerve), in acquired vertical double vision. (wikipedia.org)
  • People with superior oblique palsy on one side experience double vision, which is improved or even abolished by tilting the head towards the shoulder on the unaffected side. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tilting the head towards the shoulder on the affected side will make the double vision worse by causing increased separation of the two images seen by the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are characterized by double vision, sunken ocular globes, and loss of sensation of the cheek and upper gums due to infraorbital nerve injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgery is indicated if there is enophthalmos greater than 2 mm on imaging, Double vision on primary or inferior gaze, entrapment of extraocular muscles, or the fracture involves greater than 50% of the orbital floor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Causes
  • There are many causes of blurred vision: Use of atropine or other anticholinergics Presbyopia-Difficulty focusing on objects that are close. (wikipedia.org)
  • diabetes
  • The aim of the study was to describe the care of vision and ocular health in people with diabetes in Norway. (springer.com)
  • Eight out of ten diabetic members of the NDA had their eyes examined according to current guidelines and the majority was well informed about the risk of vision loss due to diabetes. (springer.com)
  • Diabetes and vision go hand in hand. (nwvision.org)
  • Diabetes-Poorly controlled blood sugar can lead to temporary swelling of the lens of the eye, resulting in blurred vision. (wikipedia.org)
  • waterproof
  • For outdoorsmen, hunters, boaters, law enforcement and more, 100% waterproof / fogproof NVB8X-3P Bi-oculars are heads and shoulders above the competition. (sportsmansguide.com)
  • halos
  • Cataracts-Cloudiness over the eye's lens, causing poor night-time vision, halos around lights, and sensitivity to glare. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • A common problem in disease management is low patient adherence to ocular medication administration. (graybug.com)
  • He published a book on evolution, where he summarized and extended his "gene sharing" concept, and co-edited a book on an international symposium that he organized: Molecular Biology of the Eye: Genes, Vision and Ocular Disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • reduction
  • Mice and monkeys treated with factor B ASOs demonstrated a robust reduction in liver factor B mRNA levels with no change in ocular factor B mRNA levels. (molvis.org)
  • Plasma factor B protein levels were significantly reduced in mice and monkeys treated with factor B ASOs, leading to a dramatic reduction in ocular factor B protein, below the assay detection levels. (molvis.org)
  • The results add to the increasing evidence that the liver is the main source of plasma and ocular factor B protein, and demonstrate that reduction of liver factor B mRNA by an ASO results in a significant reduction in plasma and ocular factor B protein levels. (molvis.org)
  • blindness
  • Cortical blindness is the total or partial loss of vision in a normal-appearing eye caused by damage to the brain's occipital cortex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rarely, a patient with acquired cortical blindness may have little or no insight that they have lost vision, a phenomenon known as Anton-Babinski syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • correction
  • Today's "baby boomer" generation is the most rapidly growing population segment requiring vision correction. (eyemax.ca)
  • retina
  • The macula is the portion of the retina which provides sharp, central vision, and is involved in processing the fine details of the image. (nwvision.org)
  • Rod and cone cells in the retina allow conscious light perception and vision including color differentiation and the perception of depth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Photons of light falling on the light-sensitive cells of the retina (photoreceptor cones and rods) are converted into electrical signals that are transmitted to the brain by the optic nerve and interpreted as sight and vision. (wikipedia.org)
  • eyes
  • Within Phase I, Wavetec demonstrated the technology's feasibility for vision screening via mathematical simulation/analysis, engineering trials on prototypes using artificial eyes and automated computer processing, and successful demonstrations on humans. (sbir.gov)
  • Red, watery eyes, inflamed lids, blurred vision and a sandy or scratchy feeling in the eyes may indicate that you have conjunctivitis. (coastalnorthvisioncare.com)
  • Though there is evidence that ocular implants have been around for thousands of years modern nonintegrated spherical intraconal implants came into existence around 1976 (not just glass eyes). (wikipedia.org)
  • results
  • Astigmatism is an irregular curvature of the front surface of the eye that results in blurred vision at all distances. (eyemax.ca)
  • sight
  • WaveTec Vision Systems has developed combined wavefront-sensing and eye-tracking technology for unobtrusively and dynamically measuring binocular line-of-sight and refraction, including sphere, cylinder, and axis. (sbir.gov)
  • known
  • The first description of what is now known as ocular microtremor was made in 1934 (5). (wikipedia.org)
  • Makers of ocular prosthetics are known as ocularists. (wikipedia.org)
  • The earliest known evidence of the use of ocular prosthesis is that of a woman found in Shahr-I Sokhta, Iran dating back to 2900-2800 BCE. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • InSite Vision intends to advance ISV-303 into clinical studies pending the completion of Investigational New Drug-enabling toxicology studies in the first half of 2010. (technologynetworks.com)
  • Care
  • See an eye care professional right away if you have a sudden change in vision, if everything looks dim, or if you see flashes of light. (coastalnorthvisioncare.com)
  • 2014). Ketchum University owns and operates two eye and vision care centers: the University Eye Center at Ketchum Health Anaheim and the University Eye Center at Ketchum Health Los Angeles. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • The first and most important step in preserving your vision and overall ocular health is to schedule a comprehensive annual eye exam. (prweb.com)
  • made
  • Though often referred to as a glass eye, the ocular prosthesis roughly takes the shape of a convex shell and is made of medical grade plastic acrylic. (wikipedia.org)
  • A few ocular prostheses today are made of cryolite glass. (wikipedia.org)
  • make
  • Automated algorithms process pupil images and make a final vision screening decision with no expert viewer required. (sbir.gov)
  • development
  • InSite Vision Incorporated announced plans to advance new development candidate ISV-303, a topical anti-inflammatory product intended to reduce the pain and swelling associated with ocular surgery. (technologynetworks.com)
  • Genentech and Roche entered into an agreement with ForSight VISION4 in December 2010 for exclusive worldwide rights to the company's proprietary implantable ocular device in the development and commercialization of anti-VEGF-A targeted ophthalmic therapies. (mvrf.org)
  • surgery
  • Transposition / repositioning procedures Adjustable suture surgery is a method of reattaching an extraocular muscle by means of a stitch that can be shortened or lengthened within the first post-operative day, to obtain better ocular alignment. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • In contrast, between the ages of 2 and 5 years of age these high risk children showed no continuing increased risk of having a defect diagnosed, nor did they show any differences in the severity or type of vision defects compared with other children. (bmj.com)
  • surface
  • Saline injected mice showed no difference in mRNA expression of TNF-α , IL-1β , MIF , and IL-6 on the ocular surface tissue at all time points. (molvis.org)
  • BTX-B induced mouse model showed decreased aqueous tear production, increased corneal fluorescein staining, and TNF-α and IL-1β increased expression on the ocular surface within one month. (molvis.org)