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Dark Adaptation Test - ability to see in a dimly lighted environment

Dark Adaptation Test - ability to see in a dimly lighted environment

Dark Adaptation Test is a test that assesses the ability to see in a dimly lighted environment. There are several ways to perform a dark adaptation test. One of the most common is to have the person sit in a dimly lit room. The examiner shines a light into the EYE, gradually increasing the light’s intensity

Pulmonary fibrosis - symptoms, diagnostic and treatment

Pulmonary fibrosis - symptoms, diagnostic and treatment

Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition in which SCAR tissue replaces normal tissue in the alveoli, reducing the ability of the LUNGS to oxygenate the BLOOD. Many conditions of the lungs result in fibrosis, notably CYSTIC FIBROSIS and occupational PNEUMOCONIOSIS. Pulmonary fibrosis may also be idiopathic-that is, develop

What is Chloasma and definition

What is Chloasma and definition

Chloasma is a pattern of hyperpigmentation, often temporary, that typically affects the face. Chloasma, also called melasma, develops with elevated blood levels of ESTROGENS, such as occurs during PREGNANCY, with some oral contraceptive (birth control pill) formulations, and in chronic LIVER disease. When the cause is

nose-associated lymphoid tissue (NALT)

Loosely organized collections of LYMPH tissue embedded in the mucous membrane lining (mucosa) of the nasal passages and sinus cavities. Nasal mucous, which the nasal mucosa secretes, is one of the body’s front-line protective mechanisms, providing a physical barrier that repels or traps foreign substances such

Physical therapy

Physical therapy

Physical therapy is a therapeutic approach to maintain or improve the biomechanics of the body. Physical therapy employs many modalities (types of treatments) including passive and active range of motion exercises, THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE, hydrotherapy, therapeutic ULTRASOUND, heat and cold, strengthening exercises,

Cytokines definition

Cytokines definition

What is Cytokines and Definition Cytokines - a large family of proteins that mediate and regulate the IMMUNE RESPONSE. Leukocytes (white BLOOD cells) produce cytokines. There are more than 100 cytokines, which may act independently or synergistically with other cytokines. Among the actions of cytokines are cell

Blepharoplasty - Eye lid surgery

Blepharoplasty - Eye lid surgery

Blepharoplasty is a surgical OPERATION to remove excess tissue from the eyelids to correct drooping upper eyelids and “baggy” lower eyelids. Such conditions most commonly develop as a consequence of aging or extensive weight loss or when there is damage to the nerves that control the eyelid muscles (such