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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-09-11T02:23:11-0400
Dry eye disease (DED), as one of the most common ocular surface diseases that affecting visual acuity, is highly associated with ocular surface inflammation. Until now, there is no accurat...
Ocular surface disease is a common adverse effect of systemic isotretinoin therapy. The investigators consider that punctal plugs is simple procedure with good patient compliance for trea...
Two-period, controlled, randomized and open clinical trial. The sample was composed of adult women with moderate to severe hypo secretory dry eye associated with Sjögren's syndrome, who a...
Dry eye syndrome and ocular surface disease are very important ophthalmologic diseases. It is known that various inducers are involved. However, it is still necessary to study how influenc...
This is a feasibility study that will assess the efficacy of using autologous blood to treat moderate to severe dry mouth. Dry mouth has been estimated to affect up to 64.8% of the general...
To investigate the role of interleukin-17 in ocular surface and corneal disease. Ocular surface and corneal disease is a leading cause of blindness and is an ongoing challenge for the public health se...
Ocular surface disease frequently coexists with glaucoma and may be initiated or exacerbated by topical glaucoma medications. We performed a review of current literature to assess the prevalence, caus...
Until recently, the ocular surface is thought by many to be sterile and devoid of living microbes. It is now becoming clear that this may not be the case. Recent and sophisticated PCR analyses have sh...
Vital dye staining has been used for over a century to assess the severity of ocular surface disease. However, despite common usage, a universally accepted "gold standard" grading scale does not exist...
Reinfusion of blood or blood products derived from the patient's own circulation. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Ocular disorders attendant upon non-ocular disease or injury.
The functional superiority and preferential use of one eye over the other. The term is usually applied to superiority in sighting (VISUAL PERCEPTION) or motor task but not difference in VISUAL ACUITY or dysfunction of one of the eyes. Ocular dominance can be modified by visual input and NEUROTROPHIC FACTORS.
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.
Recovery of blood lost from surgical procedures for reuse by the same patient in AUTOLOGOUS BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS. It is collected during (intraoperatively) or after completion of (postoperatively) the surgical procedures.