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What does it mean to have microphthalmos -- short stature -- multiple joint dislocation syndrome?

What does it mean to have microphthalmos -- short stature -- multiple joint dislocation syndrome?

Larson syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by small eyes, short stature and multiple joint dislocations. Called larson syndrome or some thing close to that. ...Read more

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Is there a treatement for microphthalmia?

Is there a treatement for microphthalmia?

Microphthalmia: Microphthalmia can not corrected but associated issues (ie amblopia, cataract, etc) need to be evaluated and treated to maximize vision. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a cure/treatment for microphthalmia?

Please let me know if there is a cure/treatment for microphthalmia?

Microphthalmia: Is the diagnosis of small eyes, referring the the eye ball it self. Nothing can be done to make the eye bigger. Doubt if eyelid surgery will make the eye appear bigger! ...Read more

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Best pediatric opthamologist in central texas area to work with microphthalmia?

Best pediatric opthamologist in central texas area to work with microphthalmia?

Hillary Onan: In round rock who does specialize in micropthalmia. If not try scott and white in temple. ...Read more

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I've got mild microphthalmia. Is cosmetic surgery possible?

I've got mild microphthalmia. Is cosmetic surgery possible?

Yes: As a geneticist, i routinely see individuals with microopthalmia as part of a genetic syndrome. Cosmetic surgery can improve the appearance but it depends on the microopthalmia and the anatomy around the eye. If musculature is absent or bony abnormalities exist then surgery is not recommended. Talk to a plastic surgeon experienced with facial reconstruction. ...Read more

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Htr means what?

Htr means what?

HRT: Hormone replacement therapy. Estrogen and Progesterone in women after menopause who have their uterus still. Estrogen only in women after menopause who no longer have their uterus (it was surgically removed). ...Read more

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To dr rick koch, what is mean BP thanks?

To dr rick koch, what is mean BP thanks?

Mean BP : I'm guessing you are not interested in the concept of mean arterial pressure which incorporates aspects of systolic & diastolic pressure. Mean or average BP is the same thing. When trying to assess effectiveness of BP control i tell my patients to keep a log of BP & hr so we can average or take a mean of those values & make treatment decisions at their next office visit. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is t3u mean? And what is high t3u mean?

What is t3u mean? And what is high t3u mean?

It means: Resin uptake of tri-iodo thyronine. It means you are possibly hyperthyroid, but it depends on the rest of your thyroid function tests, such as total and free t4. Confused? This is a complicated set of tests to interpret, so ask your endocrinologist. ...Read more