Cornea and External Disease | Medscape Cornea and External Disease | Medscape
The cornea is the transparent portion of the outer coat of the eyeball. Conditions that can cause pain and damage to the cornea include dry eye, ulcers, abrasions, and infections, which may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

3D-printed corneas could save millions ’ vision
Photo by Victor Freitas on Unsplash British scientists have 3D printed the first human corneas, yielding a potential fix to the worldwide shortage of corneas for implantation.  The Newcastle University researchers created a bio-ink using stem cells from a healthy donor cornea mixed with alginate and collagen. They used a simple, low-cost 3D bio-printer to extrude the bio-ink in concentric circles to form the shape of a human cornea. It took less than 10 minutes to print. The proof-of-concept research was published in May in Experimental Eye Research. “Many teams across the world have been ...
Source: Mass Device - July 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Biotech Blog Optical/Ophthalmic Research & Development Transplants Fight for Sight Newcastle University Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a slit lamp exam?
A slit lamp exam is a routine procedure where a doctor shines a light into the eye to look for injuries or diseases. These may include a detached retina, corneal abrasion, or cataracts. Abnormal results can also indicate infection, inflammation, or increased eye pressure. Learn more about the slit lamp exam here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Trauma: Illustrated
Pictures of trauma, including dog bite, corneal abrasion and burns, are highlighted in this article. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - September 6, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical images Source Type: news

Myths in Emergency Medicine: Evidence Supports Topical Anesthetics for Corneal Abrasions
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - March 1, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Myths in Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Arefa MD's Morning Report: ED Drugs, Protein, Flossing, Corneal Abrasions Arefa MD's Morning Report: ED Drugs, Protein, Flossing, Corneal Abrasions
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy provides a 5-minute rundown of this week ’ s key medical news.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - August 12, 2016 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Patch Unnecessary for Corneal Abrasions Patch Unnecessary for Corneal Abrasions
Patching corneal abrasions did not improve healing, pain, analgesic use, symptoms, or complication rates compared with not patching abrasions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Corneal Abrasion
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 11, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Health Tip: If Something's in Your Eye
-- If you have something in your eye, rubbing it could cause a scratch called a corneal abrasion. To get something out of your eye, the American Academy of Family Physicians suggests: Use clean water or saline solution to flush it out. Blink... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 21, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Eye injuries in the extreme environment ultra-marathon runner - Cope TA, Kropelnicki A.
We present the case of an ultra-marathon runner who developed a painful irritated eye due to prolonged exposure to high wind speed and sub-zero temperatures causing transient freezing and subsequent abrasion of the cornea. We recommend that all ultra-marat... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 9, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From Corneal Abrasion
Title: Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From Corneal AbrasionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/29/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - May 29, 2015 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Photographer Lucy Garrod was nearly blinded by her CONTACT LENS after infection
Lucy Garrod, 27, from London, woke up feeling as though her eye had swollen to the size of a golf ball. She had suffered a corneal abrasion - an ulcer on her eye - caused by a bacterial infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Corneal abrasion (scratch): First aid
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - January 22, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Corneal Abrasions: Managing a Commonly Occurring InjuryCorneal Abrasions: Managing a Commonly Occurring Injury
This comprehensive article provides an overview of corneal abrasions, from underlying anatomical considerations to proper management. Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Expert Column Source Type: news

ACEP: tPA, Chest Pain, Corneal Abrasions (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- Jeremy Faust, MD and Lauren Westafer, MD share some pearls from Wednesday's session. (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 31, 2014 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Bilateral corneal abrasions from airbag deployment - Fante RJ, Trobe JD.
A 17-year-old girl presented to the emergency department with blurred vision and the sensation of a foreign body in both eyes immediately after being in a motor vehicle accident in which airbags were deployed. The patient, a passenger, was wearing a seatbe... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news