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What exactly is the cornea?

What exactly is the cornea?

See below: It is the clear tissue in the front of the eye that helps focus light (along with the lens inside the eye) onto the retina (the back wall of the inside of the eye) that senses this light (image) and sends a signal to the brain via the optic nerve for the perception of sight. ...Read more

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What is the composition of human blood? What is it made of?

What is the composition of human blood? What is it made of?

Cells & fluid: Red cells (carry oxygen); white cells (fight infection); platelets (stop bleeding); and plasma, which keeps everything floating and moving along, plus has tons of proteins the body needs to function (hormones, antibodies, medications, electrolytes, etc., etc.). ...Read more

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What is the climateric?

What is the climateric?

Male life change: This is the series of symptoms associated with diminishing sexual and athletic function in males. It commonly occurs later than menopause, happens more gradually and is generally more of a psychological problem than a physical problem. I may include hot flashes and changes in mood. ...Read more

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What is the macula?

What is the macula?

Central retina: The macula is the area in the center of the retina including the fovea, packed with cones, which receives and transmits the fine detailed vision to the brain which interprets it into the image we call vision. Without the maculr you could not read, recognize faces, and most color differences would be unrecognizable. Outside the fovea, the rest of the retina with rods sess larger objects. ...Read more

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The back of the iris is supposed to be clear.if it start to yellow what is the cause of the condition?

The back of the iris is supposed to be clear.if it start to yellow what is the cause of the condition?

Jaundice: The white area that surrounds the iris is called the sclera. If it is yellow the condition is called jaundice. Jaundice occurs when the level of bilirubin rises due to liver disease. There are many causes. If you have this you need to see your doctor. Here is more info; http://www.medicinenet.com/jaundice_in_adults/article.htm ...Read more

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What is the theramine for?

Supplement: Theramine is a supplement that is claimed to have value in treating pain and inflammation. It is basically an Amino Acid combination. ...Read more

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What is the reson for the water not going out of the body?

Water Loss: Do you mean you don't sweat? Or do you mean your urinary output has decreased? If the latter, you may have an enlarging prostate that is causing urinary retention. I assume you are taking in adequate amounts of fluid and are not merely getting dehydrated. If it seems to be a urinary problem, make an appointment with a urologist and get yourself checked out. ...Read more

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What is the substance that whitens the eyes?

What is the substance that whitens the eyes?

Many things: Red eyes can be from inflammation from chronic allergies, dry eye syndrome, blepharitis (minor infection of the eyelid margin), meibomianitis (blocked ducts on eyelid margin. In addition, you may have inflammation on the top of the eye, episcleritis or scleritis or in the front to the eye, irtis. You need the right diagnosis to get the treatment to get rid of red eyes. You need an eye exam. ...Read more

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What is the fovea?

What is the fovea?

Central retina: The fovea is the dense collection of light receptive cells in the central portion of the retina which allows you to perceive fine details such as print, facial details and any thing small. ...Read more

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Please explain what it means when the sclera part of your eye is blue?

Please explain what it means when the sclera part of your eye is blue?

Thin sclera: Normal sclera is opaque and quite white. If it thins out for some reason, the underlying pigmented uvea adds a bluish hue to the sclera at that point. Things that thin the sclera are certain inherited conditions like ehlers-danlos or trauma, elevation of the eye pressure in the young and some chronic inflammatory eye diseases. ...Read more

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What is the flu?

What is the flu?

A nasty virus: "flu" is often applied to any virus kids get, (like "stomach flu") but specifically it refers to influenza virus, a respiratory virus that causes cough, fever, fatigue, vomiting, and sometimes lower respiratory issues like bronchitis and pneumonia. There can be a high fever, chills, and dehydration lasting 3-4 days, and a week or two of fatigue afterwards. Only protection is vaccination. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of iui? What is the process involved in it and how does it help to conceive?

What is the meaning of iui? What is the process involved in it and how does it help to conceive?

Intrauterine insem: Iui is an intrauterine insemination. A semen sample is counted, washed and concentrated with media, and the recounted, before it is injected into the uterus. Iui is usually done on conjunction with fertility drugs to increase the chances. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Clouding of the cornea?

What is the definition or description of: Clouding of the cornea?

Corneal clouding: Clouding of the cornea. The front wall of the eye is usually clear. Haziness can occur because of a number of eye disorders. ...Read more

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What does the lens of the eye do that is different from the cornea?

Accommodation: Both the cornea and the crystalline lens function to refract the light into eye. The lens also has the additional function of changing shape through accommodation to give you stronger near focus. This process is what allows younger people to read without glasses and why people over 40 need reading glasses as the lens loses it accommodation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the background of your eye is yellow looking?

What does it mean when the background of your eye is yellow looking?

Depends: The normally white part of the eye turns yellow due to increase in bilirubin (a breakdown product of hemoglobin metabolism) which stain the conjunctiva (membrane covering the white of the eye). This is most commonly related to liver disease and should prompt a visit to the doctor. ...Read more

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What is the chemical name of disulfiram (antabuse) and what is it for?

What is the chemical name of disulfiram (antabuse) and what is it for?

Alcohol abuse: Disulfiram is the generic name for the drug. Though not used much anymore, Disulfiram is designed to help treat alcohol addiction. Drinking alcohol while taking Disulfiram leads to flushing, nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What exactly is the source of the ebola?

What exactly is the source of the ebola?

Not exactly clear.: One theory is that bats are the reservoir for Ebola. Partially eaten fruit dropped by bats may be eaten by Diuker antelopes, monkeys, apes or other mammals. Eating or handling bush meat from these animals can transmit the disease to humans. Dogs eating human carcasses or small mammals that are contaminated may also contribute to the spread. This critical issue is being studied . ...Read more

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What is the effect of metalbrite if it gets into the contacts of the eye?

What is the effect of metalbrite if it gets into the contacts of the eye?

Discard Contact lens: Metal brite uses sodium carbonate containing materials (arm & hammer), which is described as a severe eye irritant. If this gets into the eyes while wearing contacts, the contact should be removed and discarded, the eye flushed with water, and get medical attention. http://www.sfm.state.or.us/cr2k_subdb/msds/arm_&_hammer%20_super_washing_soda.pdf. ...Read more