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Glossary for Dry eye

Medical terms related to Dry eye or mentioned in this section include:

  • Aging: The medical conditions from getting older.
  • Bell's Palsy: A one sided muscle paralysis of sudden onset due to a problem with the facial nerve
  • Bell's palsy: A one sided muscle paralysis of sudden onset due to a problem with the facial nerve
  • Blepharitis: A common eyelid inflammation
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Burns: Injury from burns and scalds.
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Cornea disorders: Disorders affecting the cornea of the eye
  • Dehydration: Loss and reduction in body water levels
  • Diabetes: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Diabetes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Dry eye: Dryness of one or both eyes
  • Dry eyes: Dry eyes are eyes that feel dry and gritty often due to a lack of sufficient tear production.
  • Eye blinking symptoms: Problems with the ability to blink or excessive blinking
  • Eye conditions: Any condition that affects the eyes
  • Eye discharge: Eye discharge refers to secretions or exudate produced by the eye.
  • Eye dryness: Dryness of the eyes
  • Eye pain: Pain in the eye.
  • Eye symptoms: Symptoms affecting the eye
  • Eyelid disorders: Any disorder that affects ones eyelid
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Facial palsy: paralysis of the facial nerve resulting in inability to control the facial muscles of the affected side
  • Foreign body eye sensation: Feeling like sand or grit is in the eye
  • Graves Disease: A condition which is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid resulting hyperthyroidism
  • Graves disease: A condition which is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid resulting hyperthyroidism
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Lupus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Meibomitis: Inflammation of the glands in the eyelids (called Meibomian glands) that help lubricate the eye
  • Menopause: End of female reproductive years
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid: A rare chronic autoimmune eye condition that can result in blindness if not treated. The conjunctival and mucosal layers of the eye (inside of eyelid and outside of eye) become progressively inflamed and scarred. The condition can be very difficult to treat.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Proptosis: This occurs when there is bulging or displacement of the eye anteriorly.
  • Pterygium: Pink growth on the eye's cornea
  • Rheumatoid arthritis: An autoimmune inflammatory condition which primarily affects the joints
  • Sanderson-Fraser syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by overlapping fingers, abnormally placed urethral opening in males, protruding eyes and Robin association (small jaw and downward displaced tongue).
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Sjogren's Syndrome: Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Tear symptoms: Symptoms affecting the eye's ability to tear
  • Vitamin A deficiency: Dietary deficiency of vitamin A

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Dry eye:

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Conditions listing medical complications: Dry eye:

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Last revision: Nov 21, 2003

 

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