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Doctor insights on: Pseudophakia What's Difference

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What's the meaning of pseudophakia?

What's the meaning of pseudophakia?

Intraocular Lens: It means the patient has an intraocular lens implanted following cataract surgery. ...Read more

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What is pseudophakia of the eye from?

What is pseudophakia of the eye from?

Cataract surgery: When a cataract is removed from the eye, an artificial lens, also known as an intraocular lens is put in to replace the focusing power. This device is also known as a pseudophake (false lens) as it is not the natural lens. So an eye after cataract surgery is said in some cases to contain a pseudophake. ...Read more

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How to tell if someone has pseudophakia and aphakia?

How to tell if someone has pseudophakia and aphakia?

Ocular history: Pseudophakia refers to the placement of an intraocular lens implant after cataract surgery. The person usually should remember that the cataract was removed and implant placed. If not, sometimes you can see a shimmering refection off of the implant in the pupil when light bounces off of it. In aphakia, there is no natural lens or lens implant. The pupil would look like a black void. ...Read more

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How can you tell if someone has pseudophakia, aphakia?

How can you tell if someone has pseudophakia, aphakia?

See below: If a person has had cataract surgery and the lens is replaced by an intraocular lens implant then they are pseudophakic. If they do not have and intraocular lens implant after cataract surgery then they are aphasic. ...Read more

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In what way can you tell if someone has pseudophakia and aphakia?

In what way can you tell if someone has pseudophakia and aphakia?

Look at the glasses: People who are aphakic (without a lens) need very thick glasses in order to see. Pseudophakia results in regular or no glasses. ...Read more

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What’s the difference between asd and vsd?

What’s the difference between asd and vsd?

Different anatomy: An ASD involves a defect (a whole) in the wall separating the two atria (upper chambers of the heart). A vsd involves a defect in the wall between the ventricles. Also because the pressures a different are different between the atria and ventricles, communications between the two atria or the ventricles have significant clinical differences. ...Read more

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What's the difference b/t midrin and prodrin?

Dichloralphenazine: Unfortunately, Midrin has been permanently discontinued and Pudrin is almost the same product but doesn’t contain dichloralphenazine. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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What's the difference between cd3 and CD4 cells?

What's the difference between cd3 and CD4 cells?

There is differance: Cd3 is expressed on t-cells

cd4 is a subtype of t-cell known as "helper t-cells" (cd4 cells also express cd3)

cd8 is another subtype of t-cell known as "killer t-cells" (cd8 cells also express cd3). ...Read more

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Is a D&e worst than a d&c what's the difference?

Is a D&e worst than a d&c what's the difference?

Timing: The only difference between the two is the timing of the procedure. If done at a later gestational age, it's called a D&E (dilation and evacuation) which entails using forceps to help remove the contents of the uterus, rather than just a straw with dilation and curettage. Both are very safe overall. ...Read more

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What's the difference between pain and inflammation?

What's the difference between pain and inflammation?

Pain is discomfort: Inflammation is the body's response to injury or infection -- usually associated with WBC infiltration of the tissue and ofter swelling. It can be painful. ...Read more

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What's the difference between bisexual and pansexual?

What's the difference between bisexual and pansexual?

Political terms: Defining one's sexual identity is your business, not your doctor's. A person who feels some romantic attraction to both men and women / males and females may self-designate as "bisexual"; someone often having insertive sex with both is probably practicing this; calling onesself pansexual advertises openmindedness and liking all lifestyles and types of male and female sexual identity. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the difference between mdma & e?

Same thing: Methylenedioxymethamphetamine is often abbreviated mdma, so this is shorthand for the scientific name of the drug. On the street it is also called "ecstasy" or "e" or "molly." as the long chemical name shows, it is a relative of methamphetamine, with many similar properties but a more "emotional" and "relational" experience. It is an illegal recreational drug in the us. ...Read more

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What is the difference between an e-cig and a shisha pen?

What is the difference between an e-cig and a shisha pen?

Mainly cosmetic: Most e-cigarettes have been made to look like a cigarette, whereas "shisha pens, " hookahs and other devices are often larger and don't look anything like a cigarette. However, how they work (volatalizing either a liquid form of drug like nicotine or even volatiilzing the nicotine out of tobacco or the THC/CBD out of marijuana) is the same technology in either an e-cig or another device. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a flea bite or a mossie bite?

What's the difference between a flea bite or a mossie bite?

See below: Flea bites are caused by a flea biting you and mossie bites are caused by a mosquito biting you. They are 2 different insects. ...Read more

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What's the difference between having frostnip and frostbite?

What's the difference between having frostnip and frostbite?

Bite worse than nip!: As the names imply, the only difference is severity of tissue exposure/damage, and the terminology is not precise. Both involve freezing of things that shouldn't be frozen. The degree of final scarring or tissue loss is proportional to the extent and severity of the freeze injury, not the term used to describe it! ...Read more

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What's the difference of uses between lorazepam and depakine?

What's the difference of uses between lorazepam and depakine?

Different classes: Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine medication used mostly for anxiety. It is habit- forming. Depakene (valproic acid) is for seizures, migraines, neuropathy, bipolar disorder and is not habit-forming. ...Read more

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What's the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

What's the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

Motion-No Motion: Isometric exercise is where muscle force is exerted without changing the length of the muscle fibers. This is accomplished by pushing or pulling against an immovable object or by simultaneously contracting opposing muscles, such as by pressing the hands together. There is no joint movement. Isotonic occurs when a contracting muscle shortens against a constant load, as when lifting a weight. ...Read more

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How safe is organic whole husk psyllium? What’s the difference btn whole and powder form?

How safe is organic whole husk psyllium? What’s the difference btn whole and powder form?

Size of particle: An organic product is an unregulated food supplement. The difference between whole and powder form is how the product is compounded. Powder form is smaller granules. ...Read more

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What's the difference between well distended gallbladder and partially distended gallbladder?

What's the difference between well distended gallbladder and partially distended gallbladder?

As loaded barrel: Gall bladder contracts and empties the bile with fatty meal, physiological distended gb is filled to the capacity, ready to empty after meal results in partially distended half filled gb. Distends in disease also as stone blocks cystic duct (hydrops) or tumor in head of pancreas. ...Read more

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What's the difference between "normal flora" e. coli and the dangerous kind? Or do we simply get sick from flora that isn't our own?

What's the difference between "normal flora" e. coli and the dangerous kind? Or do we simply get sick from flora that isn't our own?

Both can happen: The E. coli strains we all carry in our intestines usually are harmless and even benficial, but even these sometimes cause urinary tract and other infections, sometimes dangerous ones. However, the food borne types that orginate in other animals sometimes produce unique toxins not present in our own natural strains. These are the more dangerous ones that cause most serious food borne outbreaks. ...Read more

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E-cigs vs. Regular cigarettes, what are the differences?

E-cigs vs. Regular cigarettes, what are the differences?

Less "tars": Some e-cigarettes have filtering functions that allow you to cut back on the nicotine in the smoke, and others do not. E-cigarettes deliver the same amount of nicotine, which is what is bad for your heart, but has less in the way of tars, which is what causes cancer of the mouth throat, and lung. There is no research I know of on the additives, flavors, oils and gases in e-cigs so we don't know. ...Read more

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I’ve heard of two operations called TURP and tuip. What’s the difference?

I’ve heard of two operations called TURP and tuip. What’s the difference?

Removal of tissue: Turp removes tissue, tuip only puts nick into enlarged prostate to allow better urinary flows. ...Read more

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What’s the difference between a fellow and a chief resident?

See below: A fellow is one who is obtaining sub specialty training after completing a residency. A chief resident is usually in last year of residency and is more of a administrative/leadership role. ...Read more

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What's difference between soap vs detergent?

What's difference between soap vs detergent?

Very similar: Some substances only dissolve in water like salt, some only in oils like fats. A soap is one molecule with two faces, one is like water and dissolves watery items, and the other face is like fat and dissolves oily items. That's why soaps are so useful, they can dissolve such a wide range. Detergents are a type of soap that works very well in mineral laden waters like hard water. ...Read more

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What's the difference between abscess and tmj?

What's the difference between abscess and tmj?

Pus: An Abscess is a collection of pus. Can be anywhere in the body. TMJ is a diorder of the jaw joint and associatd structures. ...Read more

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What is the difference between molly and e pills?

What is the difference between molly and e pills?

"Molly" = "Ecstasy": "molly" is mdma, short for 3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine -- a drug commonly used at all-night parties. It's also known as ecstasy, "e, " "xtc, " "love drug, " etc. It can be -- and often is -- adulterated with other substances like caffeine, pcp, cocaine, amphetamines, or cough syrup. You really don't know what you're getting in these pills which may be multicolored with cartoon images on them. ...Read more

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What's the difference between roseola and rubeola?

What's the difference between roseola and rubeola?

Childhood exanthems: Rubeola is measles; high fever, charateristic "cobblestone" rash; conjunctivitis, pinpoint white spots on oral mucosa (koplick spots) and severe cough. Preventible with MMR vaccine. Roseola is due to herpes type 6&7 viruses; high fever for 2-3 days followed by pale pink, blanching rash of face and torso. No vaccine for this illness. May be a cause of febrile convulsion otherwise benign. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a pimple and a bite?

What's the difference between a pimple and a bite?

A pimple: Is due to obstruction of a pore (such as in acne) or due to a superficial infection (as in folliculitis). A bite is an actual injury to the skin from the insect's mouth/stinger. It is possible that an insect bite will develop a "pimple" due to infection. ...Read more

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