eyedrop


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Noun1.Eyedrop - a drop from an eye droppereyedrop - a drop from an eye dropper    
drib, driblet, drop - a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); "he had a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was analyzed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"; "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling
2.eyedrop - a method of irrigating the eye used by ophthalmologists
adrenergic agonist eyedrop - a treatment for glaucoma; the eyedrops reduce intraocular pressure by decreasing the production of aqueous humor and increasing its drainage through the uveoscleral pathway
beta blocker eyedrop - a treatment for glaucoma; the eyedrops reduce intraocular pressure by reducing the production of aqueous humor
miotic eyedrop - a treatment for glaucoma; the eyedrops increase the outflow of aqueous humor by constricting the pupil
topical prostaglandin eyedrop - a treatment for glaucoma; the eyedrops increase the outflow of aqueous humor through the uveoscleral pathway
irrigation - (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution
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is to recall two eyedrop products after receiving a blackmail letter Friday together with samples containing an alien substance, company officials said.
is recalling three eyedrop products after receiving an anonymous letter Friday together with a sample of one of the products containing an alien substance, company officials said.
Drug stores capture a significantly higher share of eyedrop and eye specialty products than it does in the contact lens segment.
We used eyedrop tubes to give him milk from his mum Ellie because his tiny mouth couldn't suckle.
Takakazu Morita, president of the leading Japanese eyedrop maker, told a press conference the company resumed the production of eyedrops the same day.
Joseph, Othera's Chairman and CEO, "This capital will allow us to file an Investigational New Drug application this Fall for our lead drug, OT-551, an eyedrop formulation that is being developed to prevent or delay cataract formation.
The letter, which Santen received June 14, enclosed an eyedrop product mixed with gasoline and said the blackmailer had a grudge against the pharmaceutical industry.
The trends influencing increased eyedrop sales, he adds, include an aging population that is being diagnosed with dry eye (particularly among women), business and lifestyle factors (people are spending more time in front of computers), and environmental causes that can result in cases of seasonal dry eye or long-term dry eye.
Meanwhile, eyedrop maker Santen Pharmaceutical fell 100 yen to 2,340 yen, after saying Thursday it is recalling all its eyedrops because an unidentified blackmailer had threatened to mix foreign substances into the products unless the company pays some 30 million yen.
Surgery usually takes five to 10 minutes per eye, and is performed under topical eyedrop anesthesia.
A poster titled "Tear Levels of SS734, a New Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic, After Topical Application of an Eyedrop Formulation Containing DuraSite" will be displayed on April 30, 2001, from 8:30 a.
The product is especially helpful to people with an intolerance for eyedrop application.