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acute primary angle closure

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 140 words.

A condition characterized by acute presentation with severe ocular pain, redness, and a fixed semidilated pupil associated with a very

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acute retinal necrosis

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 52 words.

A rare syndrome of necrotizing retinitis caused by varicella zoster virus or herpes simplex virus (type 1 or 2). In

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adaptive optics

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 41 words.

An imaging technique which utilizes real-time measurement of optical aberrations via a wavefront sensor and subsequent compensation by highly deformable

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adduction

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 11 words.

Horizontal movement of the eye inwards (i.e. towards the nose).

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Adie’s pupil

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 39 words.

A pupil with abnormal parasympathetic innervation, which typically results in *mydriasis, poor constriction to light, and exaggerated but

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adult vitelliform macular dystrophy

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 39 words.

An uncommon macular condition arising in adulthood, characterized by bilateral round yellow symmetrical subretinal lesions at the fovea. It has

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Advanced diabetic eye disease

Karen Whitehouse.

in Diabetic Retinopathy

P ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 1659 words.

• Hypoxia of the retina leads to development of new vessels which subsequently may form fibrous and glial tissue. • Gliosis and fibrosis in the new vessels from the retina onto the...

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Advanced Upper Eyelid Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma with Deep Orbital Extension

Syed Ali Raza Rizvi and Veena Maheshwari.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 906 words.

Sebaceous gland carcinomas (SGC) are highly malignant lid tumors which originate from meibomian glands and rarely from the gland of Zeis, sebaceous gland of caruncle, eyebrows and...

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age-related macular degeneration

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 69 words.

A very common blinding condition of the older population arising primarily from changes in the *photoreceptor and RPE layers

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agonist

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 28 words.

A term describing extraocular muscles; the primary extraocular muscle that moves an eye in a particular direction, and in the

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