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dryness and/or inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva due to inadequate tear production
inflammation of the conjunctiva, commonly known as pinkeye, a highly contagious disorder
severe, purulent conjunctivitis in the newborn, usually due to gonorrheal or chlamydial infection
general term for a lack of coordination between the eyes, usually due to a muscle weakness or paralysis
condition of unequally sized pupils, sometimes due to pressure on the optic nerve as a result of trauma or lesion
age-related macular degeneration
progressive destruction of the macula, resulting in a loss of central vision
hereditary degenerative disease marked by nyctalopia and a progressive loss of the visual field
involuntary, back-and-forth eye movements due to a disorer of the labyrinth of the ear and/or parts of the nervous system associated with rhythmic eye movements
malignant tumor of the choroid, ciliary body, or iris that usually occurs in individuals in their 50s or 60s
test to assess central vision and to assist in the diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration
procedure to confirm suspected retinal disease by injection of a fluorescein dye into the eye and use of a camera to record the vessels of the retina
use of a dye dropped into the eyes that allows differential staining of abnormalities of the cornea
use of high-frequency sound waves to image the interior of the eye when opacities prevent other imaging techniques
corneal incision process that treats astigmatism by effecting a more rounded cornea
corneal incision procedure
any keratotomy procedure in which the cornea is cut to change shape, correcting a refractive error
any procedure in which a segment of the cornea is cut as a means of access to the structures below
laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis
flap procedure in which an excimer laser is used to remove material under the corneal flap
laser epithelial keratomileusis
flap procedure that differs from the LASIK procedure only the amount of tisue cut
treatment for astigmatism, hyperopia, and myopia that uses an excimer laser to reshape the cornea
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