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Eye Disease Essay Examples

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A Study of the Human Eye
The human eye is a wonderful thing. It lets us view things. They can give us another eye color, or we could just use them to simply view things. But it’s not that simple you see. Some people aren’t that lucky, and have impaired vision. This includes near-sightedness and far-sightedness. To begin though we must understand ho...
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An Overview of Glaucoma Disease and Its Four Major Types
Glaucoma The most common eye disease of the eyelid is a sty, which is an infection of the eyelashes. Several congenital defects of the eyelids occur, including coloboma, or cleft eyelid, and ptosis, a drooping of the upper lid. (Eye 4) Defects to the eye are in inner surface of the eyelid to the eyeball, which usually burn...
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The Symptoms and Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease/Crohn's Disease Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a group of chronic disorders that cause inflammation or ulceration in the small and large intestines. Most often IBD is classified as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's Disease but may be referred to as colitis, enteritis, ileitis, and proctitis. Ulce...
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An Overview and Treatment in Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a disorder of the central nervous system that affects as many as one million Americans. Because it is not contagious and does not have to be reported by physicians, the incidence of the disease is ofte...
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Discovery, Symptoms and Treatment of the Tay-Sachs Disease
Tay-Sachs disease is named after Warren Tay and Bernard Sachs. In 1881, Tay, a British ophthalmologist, described a patient with a cherry-red spot on the retina of the eye. Sachs, a New York neurologist, provided the first description of the cellular changes in Tay-Sachs disease several years later. He also observed that mo...
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An Introduction to Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is a chronic, degenerative disease that is characterized by the loss of cognition. AD that occurs before the age of 60 is known as pre-senile dementia. If AD occurs after the age of 60, it is known as senile dementia. AD accounts for more than 60% of all dementias (Taber's 81)....
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Characteristics of the Lyme Disease
Lyme disease (transmitted by the bite of a tick) is an infection caused by spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi. It was named after its discoverer, Willy Burgdorfer. It freely travels throughout the circulatory system and from there, all throughout the body. The disease is easily diagnosed and treatable in an overwhelming majori...
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The Use of Chemistry for Treating Heart Disease
1. To explain how chemistry is part of my life. A. An in depth look at heart disease. C. Explanation on how chemistry is used to treat and in some cases cure heart A. Recap on how chemistry is part of my life and everyone's life. B. Elude to the horrors of a world without chemistry. A merciless killer stalks the p...
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A Research on Lyme Disease, Causes and Effects
Lyme disease is an illness caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a member of the spirochete or spiral-shaped bacteria family. It was first officially recognized in the United States in 1975, after an unusual cluster of arthritis cases broke out in children from Lyme, Connecticut. What we now know as Lyme disease was reported in a...
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A Description of Analysis and Diagnosis of the OCD Diesease
OCD; battling the disease It was 9:30 a.m., and Nancy, a 36-year-old attorney, had arrived late for work again. Nancy knew she needed to catch up on her legal assignments, but a familiar worry nagged at her. No matter how hard she tried, Nancy could not dislodge the thought that she had left a pot burning on the stove. The...
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The Cause, Symptoms and Most Common Conventional Treatment for Parkinson's Disease
Diseases are sometimes extremely devastating and cruel. Some diseases move very rapidly while others are slow and painful. Treatments are sometimes useful yet other times nothing can stop the silent beasts that lurk in the body. Parkinsons disease is a slow moving disease that slowly corrupts the brain. Parkinsons disea...
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The Causes and Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease
INTRODUCTION
In today's society, people are gaining medical knowledge at quite a fast pace. Treatments, cures, and vaccines for various diseases and disorders are being developed constantly, and yet, coronary heart disease remains the number one killer in the world. The media today concentrates intensely on drug and alcoho...
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A History and Discovery of Parkinson's Disease
James Parkinson first discovered Parkinson's Disease in 1817. Parkinson's Disease is a common neurologic disorder for the elderly. It is a disorder of the brain characterized by shaking and difficulty with walking, movement, and coordination. This disease is associated with damage to a part of the brain that controls muscle...
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Neurobiology Causes and Treatments of Alzheimers Disease
Alzheimers Disease : Neurobiology, Causes And Treatments Of
Alzheimers disease : Neurobiology, causes and treatments of
Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is one of the most common of the dementing illnesses.
A progressive, degenerative disease that attacks the brain, causing impaired memory, thinking and behavior. A person with Alzh...
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A Report on Alzheimer's Disease
The reason that I chose Alzheimer's Disease as the disease that I will report on is because I felt that it is very interesting and common within people over the age of sixty. I believed that I if I need a great deal about this disease, I would understand more about why so many people have become devastated by it. A good fri...
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An Analysis of the Crohn's Disease Also Called Morbus Crohn
Intro (use part or all of this if your need it for the introduction)
Crohn's disease is named after the physician who described the disease in a paper written in 1972. It is also called Morbus Crohn's, Granulomatous enteritis, Regional enteritis, or Terminal ileitis.
Attacks of Crohn's disease affects patients in their teen...
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The Causes, Types and Prevalence of Heart Disease
Heart Disease It is the time of progress. The time of supercomputers, space shuttles, and many other wonders of technology. We have walked on the moon. We do our shopping at home via Internet navigation. We can not only talk with, but we can see the person we are talking to thousands of miles away. It is mankind s greatest...
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Early Detection and Treatment of Wilson's Disease
Wilson's Disease is a genetic disorder that is fatal unless detected and treated before serious illness develops from copper poisoning. Wilson's Disease affects one in thirty thousand people world wide. The genetic defect causes excessive copper accumulation. Small amounts of copper are essential as vitamins. Copper is pres...
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The Causes and Main Features of Crohn's Disease
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of chronic disorders that cause inflammation or ulceration in the small and large intestines. Most often IBD is classified as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease but may be referred to as colitis, enteritis, ileitis, and proctitis. Ulcerative colitis causes ulceration an...
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The Mysteries Surrounding the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
The Mysteries Surrounding Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease is a killer. What we know is that it wastes no time. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease will kill a person within one year of contraction. It is yet unknown how Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease chooses its victims, but it does seem to have accomplices, known a...
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The Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Wilson's Disease
Wilson’s Disease Wilson’s Disease, scientifically known as Hepatolendicular Degeneration, is an inherited dissorder in wich excessive amounts of copper accumalate in the body. Although Wilson’s Disease begins at birth, symtoms ussually occur between the ages of 6 and 40. Symptoms can be serious such as liver disease, o...
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A Clinical Description of the Causes and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's Disease is a progressive and irreversible brain disease that destroys mental and physical functioning in human beings, and invariably leads to death. It is the fourth leading cause of adult death in the United States. Alzheimer's creates emotional and financial catastrophe for many Americ...
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The Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimers Disease What is Alzheimers Disease? The most common form of dementing illness, Alzheimers Disease (AD) is a progressive, degenerative disease that attacks the brain, causing impaired memory, thinking and behavior. The person with AD may experience confusion, personality and behavior changes, impaired judgmen...
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An Introduction to the Degenerative Brain Disease, Alzheimer Disease
Alzheimer's Disease by: Michael Sang Introduction to Alzheimer's Alzheimer's disease is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain. It is first described by the German neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer (1864-1915) in 1905. This disease worsens with advancing age, although there is no evidence that it is cause...
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The Clinical Description of the Genetic Blood Disease, Hemophilia
Hemophilia Tim Poisal Biology-2nd period Hemophilia is a genetic blood disease, which is characterized by the inability of blood to clot, or coagulate even from minor injuries. This disease is caused by an insufficiency of certain blood proteins, called factors, that participate in blood clotting and often by sudden...
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