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Eye Diseases

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Guide Notes: GEN; coord IM with specific part of eye (IM); /diag: consider also DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES, OPHTHALMOLOGICAL
Eye Diseases Categories.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Asthenopia - Term generally used to describe complaints related to refractive error, ocular muscle imbalance, including pain or aching around the eyes, burning and itchiness of the eyelids, ocular fatigue, and headaches.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Conjunctival Diseases
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Corneal Diseases - Diseases of the cornea.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Eye Abnormalities - Congenital absence of or defects in structures of the eye; may also be hereditary.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Eye Diseases, Hereditary - Transmission of gene defects or chromosomal aberrations/abnormalities which are expressed in extreme variation in the structure or function of the eye. These may be evident at birth, but may be manifested later with progression of the disorder.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Eye Hemorrhage - Intraocular hemorrhage from the vessels of various tissues of the eye.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Eye Manifestations - Ocular disorders attendant upon non-ocular disease or injury.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Eyelid Diseases
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases - Diseases of the lacrimal apparatus.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Lens Diseases
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Ocular Hypertension - A condition in which the intraocular pressure is elevated above normal and which may lead to glaucoma.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Ocular Hypotension - Abnormally low intraocular pressure often related to chronic inflammation (uveitis).
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Orbital Diseases - Diseases of the bony orbit and contents except the eyeball.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Refractive Errors - Deviations from the average or standard indices of refraction of the eye through its dioptric or refractive apparatus.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Retinal Diseases
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Scleral Diseases - General disorders of the sclera or white of the eye. They may include anatomic, embryologic, degenerative, or pigmentation defects.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Uveal Diseases - Diseases of the uvea.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Vitreous Detachment - Detachment of the corpus vitreum (VITREOUS BODY) from its normal attachments, especially the retina, due to shrinkage from degenerative or inflammatory conditions, trauma, myopia, or senility.

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