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eye and ear.


Prescription and fitting of corrective lenses, either eyeglasses or contact lenses and radial keratomy are treatment options.With corrective lenses, the prognosis is good. refractive errors
Treatment must be directed at the underlying cause. Prognosis depends on underlying cause. nystagmus
Warm compresses, antibiotic eye drops or ointment, oral antibiotics, removal of eyelash followed by pus drainage, and possibly incision. good with treatment, but recurrences are common. A complication is cellulitis. stye
Treatment depends on degree of visual impairment, age, general health, and occupation of the patient. A substitute lens is used to focus the eye after the natural one is removed.2 most common methods are intracapsular and extracapsular extraction. cataract
Treatment involves drug therapy and laser surgery. Good prognosis with early treatment, drug therapy for life. glaucoma
Prognosis is good with treatment. Cornea ulceration and permanent visual loss are complications if left untreated. corneal abrasion
Prognosis is good with surgery. Visual acuity improves in 95% of cases. cataract
Treatment is irrigation of surface if foreign body is present, topical anesthetic to remove object, antibiotic ophthalmic ointment, eye bandage. corneal abrasion
Treatment depends on location and extent, but usually involves restriction of eye movement through sedation, bed rest, or eye patch. Surgery, photocoagulation, or cryotherapy may be required for reattachment. retinal detachment
If surgical repair is successful, prognosis is good. If the macula lutea is detached the prognosis is worse. retinal detachment
In the treatment of uveitis, what is used to keep the pupil dilated to reduce likelihood of adhesions? atropine
How does macular degeneration progress and what can it lead to without treatment? slowly and blindness
With proper treatment, prognosis is good. Some forms tend to recur and become chronic. It may lead to keratitis. blepharitis
Laser therapy may be used to delay or prevent onset of blindness. Some are untreatable. Scarring or atrophy make it irreversible. macular degeneration
For treatment of conjunctivitis, warm compresses are often applied to the eye how many times a day and for how long? three to four times a day for 10 to 15 minutes
Usually subsides in a few weeks with treatment. It may persist. Adhesions may develop that can cause glaucoma, cataracts, or retinal detachment. uveitis
Good prognosis if conjunctiva degeneration or corneal damage doesn't occur. Usually a benign and self-limiting disease. conjunctivitis
Seborrheic blepharitis requires what to remove scales. Pediculosis blepharitis requires removal of what and treatment with what. shampooing, nits, ointment
Topical treatment with eyedrops and ointment is likely. Broad spectrum antibiotic may prevent secondary infection. Eye patch may be recommended. Prognosis is good when condition is properly treated. If untreated, can lead to blindness. keratitis
Treatment may be covering normal eye, eye exercises, corrective lenses, or surgery. Earlier treatment usually results in more rapid improvement and more effective treatment. strabismus
Dull ring curet, softening by repeated installations of oil ear drops or hydrogen peroxide, then water. Good with removal, but may recur impacted cerumen
Antibiotics and analgesics may be prescribed, ear should be kept dry, clean and protected from trauma, ear drops or ointment may be used. Tends to recur and become chronic. Left untreated, it can lead to hearing loss. external otitis
Antibiotics, analgesics, and decongestants, myringotomy, needle aspiration, or surgery. Acute is usually good with prompt treatment. Chronic can lead to scarring, adhesions, and severe ear damage otitis media
Ongoing attacks usually treated with antihistamines, antiemetics, or sedatives. Symptoms usually disappear with restoration of equilibrium. motion sickness
Most effected ear may undergo stapedectomy with prosthesis inserted. Other ear gets same surgery later. Hearing aid may be tried. Prognosis improves after surgery. otosclerosis
Treatment involves salt-free diet, diuretics, antihistamines, and mild sedatives. Prognosis varies, but recurrent attacks over several years leads to residual tinnitus and hearing loss Meniere's disease
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