Conjunctiva Sentence Examples
Lotio Rubra, the familiar "Red Lotion," a solution of zinc sulphate, is widely used in many catarrhal inflammations, as of the ear, urethra, conjunctiva, &c. There are also innumerable ointments.
It is absorbed by the conjunctiva, but, excepting cobra poison, not by the mouth or alimentary canal, provided there be no hollow teeth and no abrasions.
Applied to the conjunctiva it causes anaesthesia, dilatation of the pupil, diminution of the intraocular tension, and some interference with accommodation.
The irritation of the conjunctiva caused by dust leads to winking of the eyelids, lachrymation and rubbing, which tend to remove it; but after the dust has been removed violent rubbing tends rather to keep up the irritation; and sometimes, if the particle of dust remains under the eyelid and is sharp and angular, the process of rubbing may cause it to injure the conjunctiva much more than if it were left alone.
The extensive conjunctival defect, involving one-half of the bulbar conjunctiva, was reconstructed with an amniotic membrane allograft.Advertisement
A 3 cm needle is inserted half way between the lateral canthus and the lateral limbus in the lower conjunctiva.
Mucous membrane graft to the upper lid tarsal conjunctiva can be useful.
Burns to the eye Burns to the eye may affect the eyelids, conjunctiva or cornea.
Conjunctivitis-Inflammation of the conjunctiva, the mucous membrane covering the white part of the eye (sclera) and lining the inside of the eyelids also called pinkeye.
It is characterized by swelling of the eyelids, sensitivity to light, and eventual scarring of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye.Advertisement
The first stage is active infection of the conjunctiva by the bacterium C. trachomatis.
The conjunctiva is the clear mucous membrane that lines the inside of the eyelid and covers the white part (sclera) of the eye.
Allergic conjunctivitis-Inflammation of the membrane lining the eyelid and covering the eyeball; congestion of the conjunctiva, with mucus secretion.
Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva, a thin, delicate membrane that covers the eyeball and lines the eyelid.
Conjunctivitis is an extremely common eye disease because the conjunctiva is continually exposed to microorganisms and environmental agents that can cause infections or allergic reactions.Advertisement
Redness of the conjunctiva can be mild to severe and may be accompanied by swelling.
In such cases, a small sore develops on the palpebral conjunctiva (the membrane lining the inner eyelid) and is often accompanied by conjunctivitis (inflammation of the membrane) and swollen lymph nodes in front of the ear.
Rubbing one's eyes after handling the cat then transmits the bacteria to the conjunctiva.
Inclusion conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, or white of the eye.
It can also cause eye infections, in particular, of the conjunctiva and cornea.Advertisement
Airborne allergens can also affect the lining of the lungs, causing asthma, or the conjunctiva of the eyes, causing allergic conjunctivitis.
During the tattooing procedure, the pigment is placed under a thin film on the cornea of the eye; specifically, it is injected between the sclera and the conjunctiva.