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eye muscle

  1. one of six muscles that move the eyeball, the so-called extrinsic eye muscles, a pair of oblique muscles situated anteriorly and four rectus muscles situated posteriorly.
  2. one of the intrinsic eye muscles inside the eyeball that are associated with the iris, lens and ciliary body. See EYE.
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Most of traits were recorded at the slaughter plant, for example, muscle color score, the weights of carcass, eye muscle area, carcass length, hind leg circumference, marbling score, fat color score, mesenteric fat, kidney fat, hind leg length, and so on.
Based upon these findings, the researchers concluded that these stem cells do not wear out as the disease progresses in leg and arm muscles and have a very limited role in the retained eye muscle function in ALS patients.
Several of the vision and eye muscle problems can be set right by conventional non- surgical processes such as glasses, patching or by using a prism on the glasses.
The computer screen should be positioned at least 20 to 24 inches away, as eye muscles have to work harder when text is too close.
Lazy 8's are an eye muscle stretching exercise used to warm the eye socket muscles, which have been found to improve reading speed.
The potentiato use Botox cosmetically was discovered when the frown lines between the eyebrows were seen to soften following treatment for eye muscle disorders.
This is one type of eye muscle disorder, or strabismus.
Catching those problems--including "lazy eye," or amblyopia, eye muscle imbalances (strabismus), or even a retinal tumor, which affects about one in 20,000 infants--early may enable them to be corrected.
Physicians at the Lakewood Ranch office provide a full spectrum of eye care, including cataract surgery with multi-focal implants, LASIK, pediatric ophthalmology, cosmetic eyelid surgery and Botox injections, glaucoma management, eye muscle surgery, neuro-ophthalmology and treatments for dry eyes.
At a meeting of the same panel in February, one case of an eye malformation (congenital ptosis, eye muscle paresis, and nystagmus) was reported in a baby exposed to the antidepressant citalopram (Celexa) in utero, during the year after citalopram was granted "pediatric exclusivity" by the FDA.
At a meeting of the same panel in February, one case of an eye malformation (congenital ptosis, eye muscle paresis and nystagmus) was reported in a baby exposed to the antidepressant citalopram (Celexa) in utero, during the year after citalopram was granted "pediatric exclusivity" by the FDA.