eye infection


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Related to eye infection: blepharitis, conjunctivitis
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Noun1.eye infection - an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelideye infection - an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
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NNA - Many people get an eye infection; a viral and bacterial infection that comes in several forms: pink eye, uveitis or blepharitis, and other infections that require major medical care in order not to cause huge damage to the eyes.
He said that among the water-borne diseases the public might acquire from swimming in Manila Bay were diarrhea, cholera, typhoid, dysentery, skin diseases and eye infection.
Scars caused by eye infection or trauma can change the transparent cornea into an opaque state, leading to blurred vision or complete blindness.
Using data from Moorfields Eye Hospital, scientists found a threefold increase in the eye infection since 2011 in South East England.
An ongoing outbreak of a rare but preventable eye infection, which can cause blindness, has been identified in contact lens wearers.
According to her, children with eye infection need to take days off from school and for members of the public to seek medical help whenever their eyes become swollen, pink and itchy.
A TINY malnourished kitten was dumped at an animal rescue centre with the worst eye infection staff had ever seen.
RSPCA inspector Izzi Hignell said Dougal was in a "horrific state" with extreme matted hair, a severe flea infestation, a chronic eye infection and a severe infection of the ears.
The Department for International Development said it is hoped the money will help eliminate trachoma - a bacterial eye infection - in Commonwealth countries by 2020.
Duque said among the illnesses the public may acquire from swimming in the bay are diarrhea, cholera, typhoid, dysentery, eye infection and skin diseases.
Summary: Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 20 (ANI): Left-handed batsman Mominul Haque has been included in the Bangladesh squad for the first Test against Australia beginning in Dhaka on August 27 in place of Mosaddek Hossain, who is suffering from an eye infection.
More than 6 in 7 adolescents (85 percent) who wear contact lenses report at least one habit that increases the chance of an eye infection, according to a report published today in CDCs Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).