infectious conjunctivitis

infectious conjunctivitis

[in′fek·shəs kən‚jəŋk·tə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
Conjunctivitis due to invasion by a microorganism.
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He further said that the infectious conjunctivitis caused by bacteria, is usually treated with antibiotic eye drops and ointment but other infectious forms, caused by viruses, can not be treated with antibiotics and must be fought off by patients body's immune system
Because of overlapping features in clinical presentation, definitive diagnosis of infectious conjunctivitis can be challenging.
The first case had previously seen several ophthalmologists, but the lid lesions were overlooked and her condition had been treated as infectious conjunctivitis.
Now, telemedicine doctors are often able to determine that the student's reddened eyes are the result of an allergy rather than the infectious conjunctivitis.
In 10 of the 17 photokeratitis patients who sought health care, infectious conjunctivitis (five patients), dry eyes (three), or allergic reactions (two) were the initial diagnoses.
The Company currently has an ophthalmics pipeline of investigational candidates in dry eye disease, retinopathy of prematurity, autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa, glaucoma, and infectious conjunctivitis.
for $300 million in cash, gaining the global rights to FST-100 topical ophthalmic drops in late-stage development for the treatment of infectious conjunctivitis.
1% dexamethasone), a therapy in late-stage development for the treatment of infectious conjunctivitis, an ocular surface condition commonly referred to as pink eye.
Infectious conjunctivitis is inflammation of conjunctiva usually caused by microbes.
He said that the allergic conjunctivitis is irritating and uncomfortable, but it will not hurt patients eyesight unless it is very severe and infectious conjunctivitis.
16-23) Nevertheless, routine prescribing of antibiotics for acute infectious conjunctivitis in a primary care population may lead to increased antibiotic resistance, cause unnecessary side effects, and increase costs.
The above signs allowed diagnosing chronic allergic, but not infectious conjunctivitis on the stage of exacerbation in all the examinees.

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