symblepharon


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symblepharon

[sim′blef·ə‚rän]
(medicine)
Adhesion of the eyelids to the eyeball.
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Amniotic membrane has been used in cases of symblepharon with 71% successful results.
16,17) In addition, adenoviral conjunctivitis is associated with significant complications, including subepithelial infiltrates, lacrimal drainage abnormalities, and symblepharon formation.
But the suture related complications like infections, granuloma formation, chronic inflammation, symblepharon formation, ocular motility restriction, diplopia and scleral necrosis are the disadvantages of this method.
symblepharon TFBUT (sec) [less than or Immediate equal to] 5 Schirmer score [less than or [less than or (mm/5 min) equal to] 5 equal to] 2 Table 2 Treatment based on severity level.
Conjunctiva was examined for hyperemia, lymphoid follicle, papillae, cicatrization, and symblepharon.
Patients with eyelid dysfunction following the chemical burn underwent entropion correction, symblepharon lysis surgery and/or buccal mucosal graft surgery prior to limbal stem cell transplantation to prevent corneal exposure.
recently reported corneal deformities with accompanying bilateral ectropion and symblepharon in a 57-year-old patient with KS.
They discuss conjunctival symblepharon therapy; the management of uveitic glaucoma; corneal procedures; cataract extraction and intraocular lens placement; various types of biopsies; therapeutic vitreoretinal surgery for non-infectious intermediate, posterior, and panuveitis; epiretinal membrane removal; fluocinolone acetonide sustained drug delivery; dexamethasone biodegradable intravitreal implants; and biopsy analysis.
They include photophobia, lentigines (occur during the first decade of life, and they might transform into malignant melanoma), ectropion, symblepharon with ulceration, conjunctivitis and eyelid malignancies.
7 A recurrent pterygium causes decreased visual acuity, ocular motility restriction and symblepharon formation.
Ocular involvement, including chemosis, blepharoconjunctivitis, keratitis, symblepharon, ankyloblepharon, cicatricial ectropion, and mydriasis, was reported in 89% of the affected birds.
Physical examination at the eye hospital demonstrated a painful left eye with 3+ chemosis in the eyelids and conjunctiva and symblepharon at the lower pole of the eye.