eye disease

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Noun1.eye disease - any disease of the eyeeye disease - any disease of the eye    
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
cataract - an eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye
macular edema - an eye disease caused by a swelling of the macula resulting from leakage and accumulation of fluid
cystoid macular edema - a specific pattern of swelling in the central retina
drusen - (plural) an eye disease resulting from small accumulations of hyaline bodies underneath the retina
glaucoma - an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness); "contrary to popular belief, glaucoma is not always caused by elevated intraocular pressure"
keratonosus - any disease of the cornea
macular degeneration - eye disease caused by degeneration of the cells of the macula lutea and results in blurred vision; can cause blindness
retinopathy - a disease of the retina that can result in loss of vision
trachoma - a chronic contagious viral disease marked by inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye and the formation of scar tissue
leucoma, leukoma - eye disease consisting of an opaque white spot on the cornea
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The development has expanded the companys manufacturing footprint and will increase production of devices to diagnose and treat glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, secondary cataract, age-related macular degeneration and vitreous opacities, leading to the creation of a number of manufacturing jobs.
The company revealed that resources previously earmarked for the CIRCLE study will now be re-allocated to progress new drug candidates that are being explored for the treatment of diabetic eye disease into the clinic in 2018.
Long established (3) Ophthalmologist vision offices that specialize in the treatment of retinal diseases, including diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, retinal tears and detachments, floater, medical and surgical retinal disease and laser surgery.
Patients with diabetes are at risk of diabetic eye disease, many times leading to vision impairment or blindness.
Low-income individuals are at an increased risk for diabetes and diabetic eye disease.
The company's pipeline of disease modifying drug candidates is targeting the key segments of the diabetic eye disease market.
For example, the Royal College of Ophthalmologists predicts in its Way Forward reports that by 2035 there will be around 50% more cataract operations than in 2015, glaucoma cases will be up by 44%, and both age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease will have increased by nearly 60%.
Carry extra bottled water * Carry glucometer and all your diabetes medicine Care for Eye Diabetic eye disease (also called diabetic retinopathy) is a serious problem that can lead to loss of sight.
This is known as diabetic retinopathy, the most common form of diabetic eye disease.
It is also used to treat diabetic eye disease and other problems of the retina.
The advent of intravitreal anti VEGF agents has revolutionized the management of diabetic eye disease over the last decade.
Approximately 142m people are affected by AMD (all forms), and about 105 m people are affected by diabetic eye disease worldwide (1).