eye disease


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Noun1.eye disease - any disease of the eyeeye disease - any disease of the eye    
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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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the Company's new drug application (NDA) for KPI-121 0.25% for the temporary relief of the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease.
Dry eye disease also known as Keratoconjuctivitis Sicca is a common phenomenon, which is estimated to have prevalence of 8% to 34% across the globe.
Glaukos announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Intratus under which Intratus has granted Glaukos a global exclusive license to research, develop, manufacture and commercialize Intratus' patented, non-invasive drug delivery platform designed for use in the treatment of dry eye disease, glaucoma and other corneal disorders, such as allergy, blepharitis, conjunctivitis and related conditions.
'The use of mobile phones for prolonged hours by children aged five or below can make them suffer from eye diseases,' Dr Afzal Qadir, the chairman of the eye disease department at the Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC) hospital told The Express Tribune.
[USA], May 8 (ANI): A new enzyme-based treatment for severe dry eye disease drastically reduced signs of the disease and discomfort, hence proving to be safe and effective, claimed researchers.
About Dry Eye Disease: Dry-eye disease is one of the most common complaints seen in ophthalmic practice and defined as a multifactorial disease of the tears and ocular surface that results in symptoms of discomfort, visual disturbance, and tear film instability with potential damage to the ocular surface.
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