Eye Diseases 22,417 articles
- Conjunctival Diseases
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- Eye Diseases, Hereditary
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- Lens Diseases
- Ocular Hypertension
A review of the critical role of vitamin D in the functioning of the immune system and the clinical implications of vitamin D deficiency.
This review looks at the critical role of vitamin D in improving barrier function, production of antimicrobial peptides including cathelicidin and some defensins, and immune modulation. The function of vitamin D in the innate immune system and in the epithelial cells of the oral cavi...
Mesenchymal stem cells and potential applications in treating ocular disease.
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are remarkable in stem cell biology. Not only do they have significant tissue regeneration potential, but more recently their paracrine effects (either innate or through genetic augmentation) have become increasingly recognized as useful therapeutic approaches. In parti...
Ophthalmic telepathology: Concept and practice.
On relapsing, aphthous ulcers of the mouth, eye and genitalia caused by a virus. 1937.
[Ophthalmology problems in pediatric patients: what to do and what not to do].
A painful red eye.
A man, 75 years of age, presents with a red, painful, watery right eye of 1 week duration. He describes photophobia but says his vision is not reduced or blurry. He was seen at another clinic after 2 days of symptoms and was prescribed topical chloramphenicol antibiotic eye drops. Despite using the...
Sudden loss of vision--history and examination.
BACKGROUND: Sudden loss of vision requires careful history and examination to identify the underlying cause. OBJECTIVE: This article discusses the various causes of sudden loss of vision and provides the general practitioner with a guide to examination. DISCUSSION: Rapidity of onset, duration and as...
Sudden loss of vision--investigation and management.
BACKGROUND: Sudden vision loss usually requires urgent ophthalmic assessment. Diagnosis and management requires the judicious use of a wide range of serological and imaging investigations to guide appropriate treatment and referral. OBJECTIVE: This article follows on from the previous discussion of...
Successful prevention of bacterial endophthalmitis in eyes with the Boston keratoprosthesis.
The 255 eyes were followed for 673.6 patient-years (mean, 2.64 years; range, 1 week to 13 years). There were 18 cases of bacterial endophthalmitis; 17 occurred at least 6 weeks postoperatively (range, 1.5 to 46 months). Gram-positive cocci caused over 80% of cases. Only 1 case, due to an atypical my...
Chitosan nanoparticles for drug delivery to the eye.
The purpose of this review is to provide the reader with an overview of the advances made in ocular delivery of bioactive molecules by means of chitosan-based nanosystems, and their potential relevance in clinical use. The studies described clearly emphasise that chitosan-based nanostructures are ve...