eye injury

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eye injury

Emergency medicine Trauma impacting on the eye; 5% EIs are severe and include intraocular foreign bodies, ruptured globe, hyphema, orbital fractures. Cf Anterior segment.
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6] Ocular injury with muddy implements is associated with Acanthamoeba keratitis.
Ocular injury secondary to trauma, such as motor vehicle accidents or window strikes, occurs frequently in birds of prey presented to wildlife clinics and rehabilitation centers.
While most snake bites occur on the extremities, as a result of trying to handle a snake or walking in an infested area, there have been cases reported of penetrating ocular injury caused by a venomous snakebite.
The Company's research and pre-clinical programs include, Inosine for the treatment of spinal cord injury and stroke, Oncomodulin for the treatment of ocular injury and disease and research programs directed at a number of regenerative therapies including bone repair.
In Dry Eye Syndrome, it is hypothesized that the product, administered via ocular instillation will hydrate the surface of the eye preventing dryness and long-term ocular injury.
5% of patients, particularly those who have incurred an ocular injury.
We retrospectively reviewed cases of ocular injury from paintball pellets occurring over 32 months.
The technique is suitable not only for acute ocular injury but also for "chronic-phase patients with massive scarring," the investigators wrote.
The use of GLARE[TM] is currently restricted to skilled, trained personnel to ensure that the minimal safety distance (known as Nominal Ocular Hazard Distance - NOHD), is not violated, so that the devices don't inadvertently cause ocular injury.
Due to the possible ocular injury that may arise from hooks, polarised afocal eye protectors are recommended to be worn for fishing, irrespective of whether contact lenses are worn or not.
In dry eye syndrome, it is hypothesized that VISMED(R), administered via ocular instillation, will hydrate the surface of the eye preventing dryness and long-term ocular injury.