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Common Ophthalmology Abbreviations
O.D., M.D.: A primer on eyecare professionals: opticians are trained and licensed to make prescription eye glasses, while optometrists are doctors who are trained to diagnose and treat most eye conditions. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors who specialize in treatment of the eye both medically and surgically. Most vision conditions are diagnosed by either optometrists or ophthalmologists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heterochromia iridium (two different colored eyes) question - what are the most common combinations?
None: This is usually treated in the offices of retinal specialists. ...Read more
Are most doctors aware that diastolic murmurs are almost always pathological? Do most doctors know this? Is it common knowledge?
Yes : Yes it is common knowledge a diastolic murmur is always abnormal. ...Read more
Probably...: Attention deficit disorder, and high-functioning ASD (the old asperger's) in science and engineering students. ...Read more
Many: The most common is need for eyeglasses - not exactly an illness. Eyes can get infected, have a number of inherited problems and are subject to degeneration from things like advanced diabetes, cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. They are a part of the body's biology and can suffer along with conditions in the body like allergies, infections and also can be very dry. ...Read more
OD, MD: An opthalmologist goes to medical school and gets an md, then spends 4 more years of training in medicine and surgery with 3 years of emphasis on eye treatment and eye surgery. Some ophthalmologists spend additional years in fellowship training. An optometrist goes to a 4 year optometry school and does non-surgical eye treatment, glasses and contact lenses. An optician makes and fits glasses. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
COMMON now always: And forever. Orthopedic disorders exist if there is a skeleton. Treatment has changed throughout the ages. The disorders that are prevalent have changed in orthopedics and all of medicine but the problems have always been there. A century ago tuberculosis and polio were the scourge of the skeleton. 150 years ago open fractures and battlefield injuries often led to amputation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What are the most common crimes among people with serious mental disorders? I am researching for my AP Language 11 class.
Research: Being victims of violent crimes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sevoflurane and more: For inhalation Sevo is most common quickly followed by Isoflurane and Desflurane. Alternatively, the use of many IV anesthetics are commonly used in pediatrics to include: propofol, ketamine, fentanyl, morphine, hydromorphone, Midazolam. Somewhat less commonly: dexmedetomidine, sufentanil, alfentanil, and diazepam. There are more but these are the ones you are most likely to encounter in the U.S. ...Read more
Long list: The most common is a need for eyeglasses including near vision help when over 40. Eyes are subject to trauma, infection, hereditary diseases, changes with age including cataract and macular degeneration and conditions unique to the eye like glaucoma, iritis and detachment of the retina. Hopefully you have none of these and are seeing perfectly. ...Read more
There are many...: A surgical procedure for which a delay could result in death or permanent impairment of health Examples Open fracture of skull, some gunshot and stab wounds, extensive burns, urinary obstruction, intestinal obstruction, ruptured appendix, twisted ovarian cyst, ruptured fallopian tube, c section where mother or fetus at risk. I believe appendectomy is most common abdominal emergency. ...Read more
Is there any type of injection prescription 2 treat inverted nipples? Surgery? Thanks. Peter m ihle md, facs, orthopedics.
Yes: Inverted nipples can be treated surgically, as long as there is an actual nipple which is inverted. Nipples that are small and flat and are not inverted cannot be fixed in this manner. If you can stimulate the nipple to come out, surgery can help. In severe cases of inversion it can be difficult to tell how much nipple is there. The biggest problem with inverted nipple repair is recurrence. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
No.: Congenital cataracts affect about 25% of the population. But remember that any opacity in the lens on the eye is called a cataract, so most congenital cataracts do not affect the vision. They are just small opacities in the lens that do not get worse or affect vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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