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Chemical or thermal burns of the ocular surface are an urgent ophthalmologic emergency. Consecutive epiphora causes a high level of suffering for affected patients.
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Name: Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde
Dry eye is a multifactorial disease that is one of the most common diseases worldwide. A major cause of dry eye is the deficiency of aqueous tears, which are mainly secreted from the lacrimal gland. T...
To present data on chemical ocular burns in children seen at a single tertiary care facility resulting from accidental eye exposure to the contents of laundry detergent pods.
Low/middle-income countries carry a disproportionate burden of the morbidity and mortality from thermal burns. Nearly 70% of burn deaths worldwide are from thermal burns in India. Delays to medical ca...
Ocular chemical burn is an ophthalmological emergency. Therefore, chemical injuries should be promptly addressed in order to initiate the appropriate treatment as soon as possible and optimize the vis...
The lacrimal glands produce tears to support a healthy homeostatic environment on the ocular surface. The lacrimal gland dysfunction characteristic of dry eye disease causes ocular discomfort and visu...
This is a randomized clinical trial study to identify the role of AMT (amniotic membrane transplantation) in treating epithelial defect, symblepharon prevention preventing corneal vascular...
The blinded RCTstudy aims to: - Determine the effects of HBOT on burns conversion for patients who have fresh thermal burns injury using the LDI. - Objectively determine...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether soluble beta-1,3/1,6-glucan is an effective and safe treatment of thermal burns and non-injured skin where skin grafts are harvested. ...
Burns are injuries caused by agents thermal, chemical, electrical or radioactive who act in the tissue lining of the human body and may partially or totally destroy the skin and its annexe...
Retrospective medical charts and medical imaging files review of patients suffering from lacrimal fossa lesions who underwent ocular ultrasonography with color flow doppler imaging.
Injuries to tissues caused by contact with heat, steam, chemicals (BURNS, CHEMICAL), electricity (BURNS, ELECTRIC), or the like.
Burns caused by contact with or exposure to CAUSTICS or strong ACIDS.
Interference with the secretion of tears by the lacrimal glands. Obstruction of the lacrimal sac or nasolacrimal duct causing acute or chronic inflammation of the lacrimal sac (DACRYOCYSTITIS). It is caused also in infants by failure of the nasolacrimal duct to open into the inferior meatus and occurs about the third week of life. In adults occlusion may occur spontaneously or after injury or nasal disease. (Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p250)
Ocular manifestations secondary to various NEOPLASMS in which antibodies to antigens of the primary tumor cross-react with ocular antigens. This autoimmune response often leads to visual loss and other ocular dysfunctions.
Burns of the respiratory tract caused by heat or inhaled chemicals.