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  • those of any other burrowing mammal, the retina being reduced to a mass of simple cells, and the cornea and sclerotic ("white") to a pearshaped fibrous capsule enclosing a ball of pigment.

  • All birds have, like most reptiles, a well-developed third lid or "nictitating membrane," which moves from the inner canthus obliquely upwards and backwards over the cornea.

  • The eye is always a closed vesicle, and the internal cornea is extensive.

  • Gelatin occurs also in the cornea and the sclerotic coat of the eye; and in fish scales, the latter containing 80% of collagen, and 20% of ichthylepidin, a substance differing from gelatin in giving a wellmarked Millon's reaction.

  • They are at the same time both optic nerve-end cells, that is to say, retina cells, and corneagen cells or secretors of the chitinous lens-like cornea.

  • When the trigeminus nerve is divided (Majendie), or when its root is compressed injuriously, say Iby a tubercular tumour, the cornea begins to show points of ulceration, which, increasing in area, may bring about total disintegration of the eyeball.

  • It is naturally the most efficient agent in relieving the discomfort or intolerable pain of photophobia; and it is the best means of breaking down adhesions of the iris, and of preventing prolapse of the iris after injuries to the cornea.

  • One result of this among the Vertebrata is that the eyeball is pink in colour, since the cornea, iris and retina being transparent, the red blood contained in the capillaries is unmasked by the absence of pigmentary material.

  • Early names for it are Lac argenti and Luna cornea, the first referring to its form when freshly precipitated, the latter to its appearance after fusion.

  • c, Cornea; 1, lens; v.b., vitreous body; r, retina.

  • They consist of a varying number of ommatidia or visual elements, covered by a transparent region of the external cuticle forming the cornea.

  • In most cases this cornea is divided into lenticular facets corresponding to the underlying ommatidia.

  • abrasion damage to surface of the cornea, eg by a foreign body in the eye.

  • Corneal astigmatism is when the cornea is a distorted shape and lenticular astigmatism occurs when the lens is distorted.

  • She said: " Unfortunately for patients awaiting a new cornea there is no alternative to a donated human cornea.

  • A curved window called the cornea first focuses the light.

  • The fluid buildup causes the cornea to look white.

  • Normal patients have a cornea that is usually 550-600 microns thick.

  • A large pupil and highly curved cornea admit plenty of light to keep the image on the retina bright.

  • cornea at the front to the retina at the back.

  • Light is focused by the cornea and lens at the retina.

  • It is replaced by clear cornea removed in the same manner from the donor eye.

  • Potentially millions of people around the world could benefit from new research by a Lancaster University academic to develop an artificial cornea.

  • cornea transplant was carried out in March 2001.

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  • Supporting 100 years of cornea donation 7 December 2005 marks the 100th anniversary of the world's first cornea donation 7 December 2005 marks the 100th anniversary of the world's first cornea transplant.

  • cornea donors could be found.

  • The recipient's immune system must overcome the factors involved in immune privilege to reject the donor cornea.

  • cornea of the eye appears blue, then white prior to shedding of the skin.

  • eye through the clear cornea and lens.

  • Burns to the eye Burns to the eye may affect the eyelids, conjunctiva or cornea.

  • fibrils in the cornea.

  • focused by the cornea and lens.

  • jack bean protein to mimic the cornea of the eye.

  • Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) This uses a laser to remove tissue from, and reshape the cornea.

  • It can also be caused by a condition called keratoconus, in which the cornea thins and becomes more curved.

  • corrective surgery Surgery can correct myopia by altering the shape of the cornea.

  • opacity of the cornea, anterior chamber or the vitreous.

  • self-sealing stab incision in the temporal cornea to release aqueous.

  • stroma of the cornea and consists of an infiltration of lipid (fat ).

  • It is located in the anterior stroma of the cornea and consists of an infiltration of lipid (fat ).

  • thickness graft, a central piece of poor cornea is cut through and removed from your eye.

  • light transmittance of the human cornea from 320 to 700 nm.

  • Over 2,200 people have their sight restored by cornea transplants every year.

  • those of any other burrowing mammal, the retina being reduced to a mass of simple cells, and the cornea and sclerotic ("white") to a pearshaped fibrous capsule enclosing a ball of pigment.

  • All birds have, like most reptiles, a welldeveloped third lid or " nictitating membrane," which moves from the inner canthus obliquely upwards and backwards over the cornea.

  • The eye is always a closed vesicle, and the internal cornea is extensive.

  • Gelatin occurs also in the cornea and the sclerotic coat of the eye; and in fish scales, the latter containing 80% of collagen, and 20% of ichthylepidin, a substance differing from gelatin in giving a wellmarked Millon's reaction.

  • They are at the same time both optic nerve-end cells, that is to say, retina cells, and corneagen cells or secretors of the chitinous lens-like cornea.

  • When the trigeminus nerve is divided (Majendie), or when its root is compressed injuriously, say Iby a tubercular tumour, the cornea begins to show points of ulceration, which, increasing in area, may bring about total disintegration of the eyeball.

  • Preserves are used to conceal deformities or to protect the eyes in the many conditions where they cannot tolerate bright light, such as ulceration and inflammation of the cornea, certain diseases of the iris, ciliary body, choroid, and retina.

  • It is naturally the most efficient agent in relieving the discomfort or intolerable pain of photophobia; and it is the best means of breaking down adhesions of the iris, and of preventing prolapse of the iris after injuries to the cornea.

  • One result of this among the Vertebrata is that the eyeball is pink in colour, since the cornea, iris and retina being transparent, the red blood contained in the capillaries is unmasked by the absence of pigmentary material.

  • In the common species of Chiton and many others of the family Chitonidae the megalaesthetes are developed into definite eyes, the most complicated of which have retina, pigment within the eye, cornea and crystalline lens (intra-pigmental eyes) (fig.

  • Early names for it are Lac argenti and Luna cornea, the first referring to its form when freshly precipitated, the latter to its appearance after fusion.

  • The ectoderm continued over the optic vesicle forms a transparent cornea (fig.

  • c, Cornea; 1, lens; v.b., vitreous body; r, retina.

  • They consist of a varying number of ommatidia or visual elements, covered by a transparent region of the external cuticle forming the cornea.

  • In most cases this cornea is divided into lenticular facets corresponding to the underlying ommatidia.

  • A 15º slit knife was used to make a self-sealing stab incision in the temporal cornea to release aqueous.

  • It is located in the anterior stroma of the cornea and consists of an infiltration of lipid (fat).

  • For a full thickness graft, a central piece of poor cornea is cut through and removed from your eye.

  • Light transmittance of the human cornea from 320 to 700 nm.

  • Over 2,200 people have their sight restored by cornea transplants every year.

  • Astigmatism, also called stigmatism, is an eye condition where the cornea is somewhat elongated instead of round.

  • Astigmatism, also called stigmatism, is an eye condition where the cornea is somewhat elongated instead of round.

  • They are placed over the cornea of your eye.

  • What it does is shape your cornea as you sleep so that you can see well the next day without the use of contact lenses.

  • Also they can slide off the cornea and become hidden under the eyelid.

  • Years of lens wear could have sloughed off the part of the cornea that keeps your tear film stable.

  • Contacts, which are used to correct vision and/or deliver cosmetic effects by placing over the eye, are worn directly over your cornea.

  • As you may learn from implantable contact lens TV spots and other reading materials, these contact lenses can offer the same effect as Lasik without shaving off tissue from the cornea.

  • Unlike with Lasik, there is no tissue removed from the cornea.

  • There is simply a contact lens underneath the cornea.

  • Novelty contact lenses are thin membranes of plastic placed on the cornea of the eye to improve eye function or, in some cases, just to change how the eye looks.

  • Pterygium is a growth that begins on the white of the eye that may or may not involve the cornea.

  • It is characterized by swelling of the eyelids, sensitivity to light, and eventual scarring of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye.

  • The second stage involves damage to the cornea, the transparent covering of the front of the eye.

  • After repeated infections, the eyelids swell and the eyelashes begin to turn inward so that they scratch the cornea every time the individual blinks.

  • This scratching is painful, and it scars the cornea, eventually resulting in the cornea becoming opaque.

  • If the infection is not treated, the follicles develop into large yellow or gray pimples, and small blood vessels develop inside the cornea.

  • This scratching leads to scarring of the cornea, eventual blockage of the tear ducts, and blindness.

  • Astigmatism-An eye condition in which the cornea doesn't focus light properly on the retina, resulting in a blurred image.

  • Some female carriers of Fabry's disease show mild signs of the disorder, especially cloudiness of the cornea.

  • Other symptoms include a decreased ability to sweat and changes in the cornea or outer layer of the eye.

  • A corneal abrasion occurs when there is a loss of cells from the epithelium or surface of the cornea.

  • The cornea is the clear curved structure found at the front of the eye.

  • It is very difficult to penetrate past the epithelium or top layer of the cornea.

  • The cornea is normally devoid of blood vessels yet has many sensory nerves.

  • But if a corneal abrasion is deep and penetrates the next layer of the cornea, then scarring is possible and complete healing of the abrasion may be delayed as long as three months.

  • When a missile type object causes an abrasion, the object can become embedded in the cornea or penetrate the eye.

  • If there is significant swelling of the cornea, then vision may be decreased.

  • Under blue cobalt light, the part of the cornea abraded will be stained by the dye and is easily seen by the examiner.

  • If any of the instilled dye leaks into the eye, then the cornea has been perforated and a small projectile may be inside the eye.

  • If the cornea has been perforated, then the patient is referred to a corneal specialist for surgery.

  • But patching is as of 2004 no longer done routinely because it decreases the amount of oxygen that gets to the cornea.

  • Also, the preservatives in these drops may irritate the cornea.

  • Approximately 10 to 25 percent of those with corneal abrasions will develop recurrent corneal erosion (RCE) a condition in which the epithelium of the cornea pulls off because it did not heal properly or completely.

  • This erosion is usually treated conservatively with lubricating drops and hypertonic saline ointment for a month or more, although some patient need a debridement of the cornea or laser treatment.

  • Oral doxycycline and topical steroids have been shown to help with the restructuring of the cornea with a RCE.

  • The HSV-1 virus can cause ocular herpes, a serious eye infection affecting the cornea (the clear window) of the eye, which can threaten vision and needs immediate medical attention and treatment.

  • The child may need antiviral drugs to keep the infection from scarring the cornea.

  • Corneal abrasion-A scratch on the surface of the cornea.

  • In addition to a deficiency in blood plasma of a protein known as ceruloplasmin, Wilson's disease is characterized by gold or greenish-gold discolorations of the cornea of the eye known as Kayser-Fleischer rings.

  • Other common problems include heart valve dysfunction, thickening of the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy), enlarged spleen and liver, clouding of the cornea, hearing loss, and carpal tunnel syndrome.

  • The major organs affected by MPS IV are the cornea and the cartilage, particularly the cartilage of the neck.

  • Contact lenses appear to be worn in direct contact with the cornea, but they actually float on a layer of tears that separates them from the cornea.

  • Over 32 million people in the United States wear these small lenses that fit on top of the cornea.

  • Rigid gas-permeable (RGP) daily-wear lenses are made of plastic that does not absorb water but allows oxygen to get from the atmosphere to the cornea.

  • Both infection and lenses that do not fit properly can damage the cornea.

  • Astigmatism-An eye condition in which the cornea doesn't focus light properly on the retina, resulting in a blurred image.

  • On rare occasions, if a chalazion becomes quite big, it can press on the cornea.

  • If untreated or if treatment fails and is not corrected, conjunctivitis may cause visual impairment by spreading to other parts of the eye, such as the cornea.

  • The cornea located is a transparent tissue covering the eyeball and can be tested for intactness by lightly brushing a wisp of cotton directly on the outside of the eye.

  • When the eye is unable to produce tears or close completely or to blink, as often occurs in Bell's palsy, there is danger of doing permanent damage to the cornea of the eye.

  • Nail-patella syndrome has also been associated with abnormalities of the cornea, cataracts, and astigmatism.

  • More serious damage can be caused by hard or sharp objects that penetrate the surface of the eye and become embedded in the cornea or conjunctivae (the mucous membranes lining the inner surface of the eyelids).

  • It can also cause eye infections, in particular, of the conjunctiva and cornea.

  • In adults, less common effects of Lyme disease are heart abnormalities (such as irregular rhythm or cardiac block) and eye abnormalities (such as swelling of the cornea, tissue, or eye muscles and nerves).

  • The degree to which one is myopic depends on the powers of the cornea and the lens of the eye and the length of the eyeball.

  • Swelling of the cornea can occur if the eye does not have sufficient oxygen causing a transient increase in myopia.

  • For the child with diabetes, fluctuations in blood sugars can cause swelling of the cornea of the eye, leading to transient increases in myopia, which stabilize once the diabetes is controlled.

  • These lenses, called ortho-K lenses, flatten the cornea, changing the power of the cornea over time and decreasing myopia.

  • Astigmatism-An eye condition in which the cornea doesn't focus light properly on the retina, resulting in a blurred image.

  • Steadily increasing amounts of copper circulating in the blood are deposited primarily in the brain, liver, kidneys, and the cornea of the eyes.

  • Another diagnostic procedure involves taking a corneal impression in which a swab or slide is pressed lightly against the cornea of the eye to determine whether viral material is present.

  • Eye complications: These include such disorders as conjunctivitis (inflammation of the tissue that lines the eyelid), keratoconus (a cone-shaped distortion of the cornea of the eye), and cataracts.

  • Keratoconus-An eye condition in which the central part of the cornea bulges outward, interfering with normal vision.

  • 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.

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