infectious conjunctivitis

infectious conjunctivitis

[in′fek·shəs kən‚jəŋk·tə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
Conjunctivitis due to invasion by a microorganism.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
1% dexamethasone), a therapy in late-stage development for the treatment of infectious conjunctivitis, an ocular surface condition commonly referred to as pink eye.
Approximately 50 percent of infectious conjunctivitis cases have a viral etiology, and 65 to 90 percent of these are caused by adenovirus.
As a researcher and clinician, I know first-hand the significant unmet patient need for an effective treatment for infectious conjunctivitis as well as the challenges associated with treating this condition, so I'm excited about the potential of FST-100," said Edward Holland, M.
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.
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 bodys immune system.
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.
Infectious conjunctivitis is relatively common, but is usually a self-limiting condition in which the patient should be advised to use artificial tears and lid hygiene measures.
MILD, infectious conjunctivitis can be treated with eye ointment, drops or lotion from your pharmacy.
uncomfortable, but it will not hurt patients eyesight unless very severe and infectious conjunctivitis occurs.

Full browser ?