LoveToKnow editor Crystal Schwanke discussed with Dr. Aguirre of the American Academy of Ophthalmology which eye diseases are UV-related, who is at risk, and how you can protect yourself in this exclusive interview.
Ophthalmology patients find that wearing sunglasses at night--ones with a slight tint as opposed to black or deep amber lenses--can cut down on the unpleasant glare that comes from headlights and streetlights.
Another type of test looks for the presence of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) which identifies the specific chemical character of the antigen in its DNA, according to a 2001 study in Veterinary Ophthalmology.
After receiving his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, he went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at Indiana University Medical Center.
Technological advances in the ophthalmology industry have made in recent years mean that contact lenses are more helpful and comfortable to wear than ever before.
The drug is often replaced in ophthalmology by homatropine - an alkaloid prepared from tropine - which acts similarly to atropine but has the advantage of allowing the ocular changes to pass away in a much shorter time.
The adjective "synechological" is used in the same general sense; "synechology" is a theory of continuity or universal causation; "synechia" is a term in ophthalmology for a morbid union of parts.
In 1853 he was appointed teacher of ophthalmology in Berlin university; in 1858 he became extraordinary professor, and in 1866 ordinary professor.
After prosecuting his studies at Berlin, Vienna, Prague, Paris, London, Dublin and Edinburgh, and devoting special attention to ophthalmology he, in 1850, began practice as an oculist in Berlin, where he founded a private institution for the treatment of the eyes, which became the model of many similar ones in Germany and Switzerland.
Grafe contributed largely to the progress of the science of ophthalmology, especially by the establishment in 1855 of his Archiv fiir Ophthalmologie, in which he had Ferdinand Arlt (1812-1887) and F.