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  • floaters
  • When this occurs there is a characteristic pattern of symptoms: Flashes of light (photopsia) A sudden dramatic increase in the number of floaters A ring of floaters or hairs just to the temporal side of the central vision As a posterior vitreous detachment proceeds, adherent vitreous membrane may pull on the retina. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] If a retinal vessel is torn, the leakage of blood into the vitreous cavity is often perceived as a "shower" of floaters. (wikipedia.org)
  • In absence of retinal tears, the usual progress is that the vitreous humor will continue to age and liquefy and floaters will usually become less and less noticeable, and eventually most symptoms will completely disappear. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prompt examination of patients experiencing vitreous humor floaters combined with expeditious treatment of any retinal tears has been suggested as the most effective means of preventing certain types of retinal detachments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ocular asteroids must be distinguished from the more common typical vitreous floaters, which are usually fibrillar or cellular condensates. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • The risk of retinal detachment is greatest in the first 6 weeks following a vitreous detachment, but can occur over 3 months after the event. (wikipedia.org)
  • retinal
  • Firm attachment sites: Along blood vessels and at sites of retinal degeneration Space of Martegioni: A funnel shaped space overlying the optic disc with condensed edge Cloquet's canal: A 1-2 mm wide canal within the vitreous, from the space of Martegioni to the space of Berger, along an S-shaped course mainly below the horizontal. (wikipedia.org)
  • We previously designed a novel foldable capsular vitreous body (FCVB) to treat severe retinal detachment and evaluated its performance in a 1-year follow up study. (arvojournals.org)
  • 1 Pars plana vitrectomy, combined with artificial vitreous substitutes, is an important treatment for severe retinal detachment (RD) caused by various retinopathies, such as proliferative vitreoretinopathy, proliferative diabetic retinopathy, and endophthalmitis. (arvojournals.org)
  • The surgical techniques he pioneered and developed, involved directly operating on the vitreous to repair retinal detachments. (wikipedia.org)
  • High level of enzyme alkaline phosphatase activity in pecten oculi has been linked to transport of nutrient molecules from highly vascularized pecten oculi into vitreous and then into retinal cells for nourishment. (wikipedia.org)
  • investigation
  • Prompted by her father's death in 1980 and by the AIDS death of her sister, the underground actress, Beatrice "Bebe" Smith in 1988, Smith began an ambitious investigation of mortality and the physicality of the human body. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • Part I: Viscoelasticity of human vitreous. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Her childhood experience in the Catholic Church, combined with a fascination for the human body, shaped her work conceptually. (wikipedia.org)
  • For a short time in 1984, she studied to be an emergency medical technician and sculpted body parts, and by 1990, she began to craft human figures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over time, it is common for the vitreous within the human eye to liquify and collapse in processes known as syneresis and synchisis respectively. (wikipedia.org)
  • invasive
  • The skin invasive larvae of Ancylostoma duodenale spread around the body via the blood stream and settle down inside muscle fibers in dormant condition. (medindia.net)
  • protein
  • Reduction in levels of iron and protein in the body lead to anemia and ascites, further progressing to emaciation and cardiac failure. (medindia.net)
  • parts
  • And what parts of our body are involved in this intricate process? (zeiss.com)
  • Some of her earliest print works were screen-printed dresses, scarves and shirts, often with images of body parts. (wikipedia.org)
  • function
  • The lids have the additional function of preventing injuries from foreign bodies, through the operation of the blink reflex. (britannica.com)
  • process
  • Vitrification is the progressive partial fusion of a clay, or of a body, as a result of a firing process. (wikipedia.org)