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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Best eye inflammation pain reliever?

Best eye inflammation pain reliever?

OTC or prescription?: Best otc remedy is tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain or Ibuprofen for inflammation and artificial tears for eye irritation. If this is an issue you should see your eye professional. ...Read more

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How to treat eye inflammation & auto immune system help!?

How to treat eye inflammation & auto immune system help!?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the eye inflammation and the severity of that inflammation. Some causes respond to topical drops and others require systemic therapy. ...Read more

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Late menstrual cycle again and recurring eye inflammation. Is there a relation?

Late menstrual cycle again and recurring eye inflammation. Is there a relation?

Dry eye : Subjective symptoms, tear production and stability, surface dryness and inflammation were significantly related to hormonal fluctuations in the menstrual cycle. In particular, the impairment of these functions appeared to be related to the estrogen peak occurring during the follicular phase, especially in patients with dry eye. The ocular surface is confirmed to be an estrogen-dependent. ...Read more

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Eye inflammation, what does that diagnosis mean?

Eye inflammation, what does that diagnosis mean?

Red Eye: Eye inflammation can come from many causes: infection, allergy, irritation, physical rubbing, exposure to chemicals in the air like chlorine from a pool, contact solution and the list goes on. You need to see what else is going on. Like itching think allergy, yellow discharge think infection, red only on the exposed part of your eye think irritant or allergy. See a doc to evaluate these. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat severe eye inflammation?

What is the best way to treat severe eye inflammation?

Usually steroids: It depends whether the inflammation is on the surface or inside the eye. You need to see an eye md and they can diagnose and prescribe appropriate therapy. For severe inflammation, steroids are often used to quiet the eye. Typically in the form of eye drops but sometimes injected. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eye inflammation?

How can I get rid of eye inflammation?

Know the cause: Inflammation means something has caused irritation to the tissue in question. As there are many causes, the first thing to do is find out the cause. An ophthalmologist is an excellent choice for this. Until appointment is made, cold compresses will help with your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for eye inflammation?

What is the treatment for eye inflammation?

Quck evaluation: Inflammation can be primary or secondary. The effects can be minor or lead to chronic corneal edema, cataract, glaucoma or combinations. It can cause non recoverable blindness and chronic severe pain. It needs immediate evaluation and focused treatment by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have eye inflammation & auto immune system help?

I have eye inflammation & auto immune system help?

What kind of help?: Inflammation from autoimmune problems is one of the most complex diseases to diagnose and treat. It can also effect many different parts of the eye. If the inflammation is on the cornea, see a corneal specialist. If its inside the eye, i would see a uveitis specialist. If its retina, see a retina specialist or a uveitis specialist. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Eye Inflammation (Definition)

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