eye disease

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n eye disease any disease of the eye
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Usage

In literature:

He recommended lotions and salves for the treatment of some eye diseases.
"Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine" by James Sands Elliott
Diseases of the eye, nose, throat.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
In all cases of this disease, therefore, an optician should be consulted, to see if there is any defect in the eyes.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
Trachoma, a virulent form of conjunctivitis, is a communicable eye disease which must be carefully safeguarded.
"Five Lectures on Blindness" by Kate M. Foley
Conjunctivitis was the most prevalent form of eye disease.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
It's a kind of disease, a horse-disease that gets into his eye.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
He had eyes of the most innocent and tender blue imaginable in a countenance seamed and scarred by protracted debauch, disease, abuse.
"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer
Eyes that are diseased do not see things as others see them, or else behold them differently.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
There was one huge emerald which was said to cure diseases of the eyes.
"John and Betty's History Visit" by Margaret Williamson
Sometimes wild hairs and skin disease affect the eyes.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
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In poetry:

Faded, slatternly, looking so weak,
Tho' once a Scotch lassie so braw,
— With sin in her eye, and disease on her cheek,
The factory-girl I saw:
"A Dozen Ballads About White Slavery. II. The Factory Slave" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
Behold, my gracious God! with pitying eye,
What dangers in my painful office lie,
Who never must, at any season, cease
To visit all, whatever's their disease.
"A Prayer For A Clergyman, When He Goes To Visit The Sick, Or In The Time Of A Plague" by Rees Prichard
For see disease with all its fury flies,
Gay health returns, and sparkles in your eyes.
The smiling spring salutes your smiles again,
And birds address you in harmonious strain.
"TO A Young Lady at Holt" by Samuel Bowden
And when it comes, escape is small; the door
Creaks; the worms of fear spread veins; the furtive
Fugitive, looking backward, sees his
Ghost in the mirror, his shameful eyes, his mouth diseased.
"The Sin Of Hamlet" by Delmore Schwartz
I could tell of toil and hardship; and of sickness and disease,
And hollow-eyed starvation, but I tell you, friend, that these
Are trifles in comparison with what a fellow feels
With that bloodhound, Remorsefulness, forever at his heels.
"George Mullen's Confession" by James Whitcomb Riley
My eye is not on Calvary, nor on Bethlehem the Blessed, but
on a foul-smelling backland in Glasgow, where life rots as
it grows; and on a room in Edinburgh, a room of poverty
and pain, where the diseased infant writhes and wallows till
death.
"Dain Eile (excerpt)" by Sorley MacLean

In news:

New research reveals a non-obvious form of meibomian gland disease is preventing us from providing many of our patients with dry eye relief.
Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes and treatments of this eye disease.
Meehan will speak about nutrition and eye disease, par.
Diagnose and treat eye diseases and injuries.
In particular, 18 patients were diagnosed by Card as having glaucoma or glaucoma-related conditions, when in fact, other optometrists said they only suffered from the eye disease.
Test for glaucoma and other eye diseases.
Bausch + Lomb Acquires Rights to Novel Platform Technology for Treating Posterior Segment Diseases of the Eye.
If done online, would eye disease go undetected.
Glaucoma a stealthy eye disease.
Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment and prevention of this serious eye disease.
Nepal is on track to eliminate the eye disease by 2014, according to a recent meeting of health experts.
Almost three-fourths of all adults with type II diabetes suffer from hypertension, which not only increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, but may cause damage to the eyes, kidneys and nervous system.
Children in the US appear to be getting as much shut-eye as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends, according to a new study.
Researchers say they've created an artificial lens that could lead to implantable lenses to replace damaged or diseased human eye lenses.
African Americans ages 40 or older, who have diabetes or a family history of glaucoma, are at higher risk of getting the eye disease, which, if not treated early and properly, can cause blindness .
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In science:

Macular degeneration is a chronic eye disease that occurs when tissues in the macula deteriorates.
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