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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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