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Sjogren’s Syndrome

Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disorder wherein your immune system attacks the glands that make tears and saliva. You may experience dry mouth and dry eyes, and sometimes dryness in other mucus membranes. Sjogren’s is more likely to afflict women over 40 and is often seen in patients with RA and lupus. Up to 4 …

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Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Stevens-Johnson syndrome is a rare condition that is often a reaction to a medication or an infection. This condition is an emergency. Symptoms Patients might first experience symptoms of the flu, such as a fever, sore mouth and throat, fatigue, cough, and burning eyes, and then a painful rash that spreads and blisters. Patients might …

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Ocular Neoplasia: Surface Tumors of the Eye

Ocular surface tumors can be primarily one of three malignant or pre-cancerous neoplasia of the conjunctiva and cornea. These tumors are ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) (sometimes referred to colloquially as the “skin cancer of the eye), ocular surface melanocytic tumors, or lymphoid tumors of the conjunctiva. OSSN includes many subcategories such as squamous dysplasia, …

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Restrictive Strabismus

Restrictive strabismus is an issue with restrictive motility that has many potential origins and has the potential to result from either mechanical or neurological etiology. Causes can be genetic, traumatic, hormonal, post-paralytic, or myopathic. The patient can have abnormal ocular deviation, which causes defective movement. In some instances, the patient may have an abnormal position …

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