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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Microscope (Overview)

Is a device which uses a lens or combination of lenses to magnify objects which are too small to be properly examined by the naked eye. In dentistry microscopes are routinely used to aid in diagnosis and to perform procedures.


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What is the definition or description of: microscope?

What is the definition or description of: microscope?

Magnifier : Is a device which uses a lens or combination of lenses to magnify objects which are too small to be properly examined by the naked eye. In dentistry microscopes are routinely used to aid in diagnosis and to perform procedures. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Microscope (Overview)

Is a device which uses a lens or combination of lenses to magnify objects which are too small to be properly examined by the naked eye. In dentistry microscopes are routinely used to aid in diagnosis and to perform procedures.


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Will pinkeye spread if we've shared a microscope?

Will pinkeye spread if we've shared a microscope?

Yes: Please make sure to not share any thing with someone else( towel, makeup, pillow etc). Your tears are contagious. You want to avoid direct contact. The microscope head needs to be sterilized if its infected. ...Read more

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In advanced stage of chlymida can you see symptoms or is it only seen under a microscope?

In advanced stage of chlymida can you see symptoms or is it only seen under a microscope?

Various symptoms: judy in 50% of the women who have chlamydia there are no symptoms. However there can be such as abnormal vaginal discharge with an odor, painful periods, bleeding between periods and more. Check with your gyn if you think you may have a problem. It is one of the most common STDs in the US ...Read more

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What is the professional name for the test where they look at a sample of your blood under a microscope for diseases?

What is the professional name for the test where they look at a sample of your blood under a microscope for diseases?

Every test on earth: Every test on earth they take a sample of your blood to look for a specific disease , not any disease. You might need to be more specific for us to help you ...Read more

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Is apoptosis only a theory? Are there any actual physical medical record of a person that went through it & seen under a microscope that proves it?

Apoptosis: This is a well described programmed cell death that has been observed and studied and does not occur on a large scale in any one individual. So you really cannot "see" it! ...Read more

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Could doctors see herpes on microscope?

Could doctors see herpes on microscope?

No: The virus is too small to be seen under a regular microscope. ...Read more

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Do an old man's sperm look just a young man's sperm under the microscope?

Do an old man's sperm look just a young man's sperm under the microscope?

Sperm of men: Microscopically there is no difference between sperm from a young and an old man. Clearly the dna of the sperm from an "old" has a higher chance of abnormalities associated with them. ...Read more

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