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What Is The Canal Of Schlemm And What Role Does It Play In Glaucoma
Relevant: Part of the drain of the eye. Secondary glaucomas cause blockage of this region. Even when schlemm's canal appears ok on gonioscopy, there is probably some downstream resistance, especially at the microscopic level leading to decreased outflow when the pressure is elevated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gluacoma: The canal of schlemm is where the fluid from with in the eye drains to to keep the production of fluid and the drainage in balance which is the main factor in causing and treating glaucoma. When there is an imbalance and the production is higher than the drainage then the pressure rises and can lead to damage of the optic nerve, "glaucoma". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid drainage site: Schlemms canal is the drainage canal carrying aqueous fluid from the circulation inside the eye out of the eye to the blood stream. Glaucoma mostly is a condition in which the aqueous inflow exceeds the capacity of the outflow at normal pressures so the pressure elevates to overcome the resistance. Treatment by drugs lowers the inflow which then brings down the pressure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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My daughter has ear tubes. Her ear canal is red and she is playing with it. Is it an ear infection. ?
Space inside uterus: The intrauterine cavity is the space where teh lining of the womb(endometrium) is located. If a fibroid is removed that protrudes into that space, care must be taken to repair the uterus to maintain its' integrity in the event of future labor and child birth so that the uterus doesn't rupture. ...Read more
What is dheas ?Also what does it mean the dr. Say you need dheas, free +total testosterone prolactin.What role does it play in a woman in the 30's?Expl
Possible PCOS: Dheas is a hormone made mostly by the adrenal glands that has some male hormone effects. If you have irregular periods, weight gain, excess body hair growth, your doctor may be looking for evidence for polycystic ovarian syndrome by doing the male hormone levels. High prolactin can also cause menstrual changes. ...Read more
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