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Ketotifen and Pregnancy - Lutein Treatment for Macular Degeneration

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  • Ketotifen and Pregnancy
    It is unclear if ketotifen is safe for women who are expecting. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses pregnancy and ketotifen in detail, including information on how the drug performed in clinical studies.
  • Ketotifen Dosage
    There is only one standard recommended dosage of ketotifen for the treatment of eye allergy symptoms. As this eMedTV page explains, the usual dose is one drop in each affected eye twice a day (every 8 to 12 hours, but no more than twice daily).
  • Ketotifen Eye Drops
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, ketotifen is an eye drop used to treat eye allergy symptoms. This article offers some basic information on how to use this product and lists some of the common side effects.
  • Ketotifen Overdose
    As this eMedTV page explains, taking a ketotifen overdose will probably not result in any problems, even when the overdose is taken by mouth. This selection also talks about treatment for this type of overdose, explaining why it likely wouldn't be needed.
  • LASEK
    LASIK, a common laser eye surgery, corrects vision by reshaping the cornea of your eye. This eMedTV segment discusses how the procedure is performed, possible complications involved, and the expected results. LASEK is a common misspelling of LASIK.
  • LASEK Laser Eye Surgery
    LASIK eye surgery is a common procedure used to improve vision by reshaping the cornea of the eye. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of the preparation and surgical process. LASEK laser eye surgery is more commonly known as LASIK eye surgery.
  • LASIK
    LASIK is a laser eye surgery that can permanently reshape the cornea of your eye to correct your vision. This eMedTV page discusses various eye conditions that the surgery can fix and offers details on the expected results and possible complications.
  • LASIK
    This video clip provides an overview of the LASIK procedure.
  • LASIK - Presentation Summary
    This video summarizes the purpose of LASIK and what is involved in the procedure.
  • LASIK Alternatives
    As explained in this eMedTV article, there are many vision correction surgeries aside from LASIK. Alternatives may include photorefractive, radial, or astigmatic keratectomy. Another alternative to surgery is to continue using glasses or contacts.
  • LASIK Alternatives -- Intracorneal Rings
    This video explains how intracorneal rings can correct low levels of nearsightedness or myopia.
  • LASIK Alternatives -- Phakic Intraocular Lenses
    This video describes phakic intraocular lenses and explains who can benefit from them.
  • LASIK Alternatives -- PRK
    This multimedia clip discusses the benefits and potential risks of PRK.
  • LASIK Alternatives -- Refractive Lensectomy
    This clip describes refractive lensectomy and the possible complications of the procedure.
  • LASIK Alternatives -- RK and AK
    This clip explains what RK and AK are and discusses the effectiveness of these procedures.
  • LASIK Complications
    As this eMedTV page explains, while it is generally a safe procedure, there are possible problems that may occur with LASIK. Complications may include inflammation, severe infection, severe bleeding, and flap complications.
  • LASIK Complications -- Major
    This multimedia clip introduces major complications with LASIK.
  • LASIK Complications -- Minor
    This interactive video discusses possible minor complications with LASIK.
  • LASIK Eye Surgery
    In LASIK eye surgery, a laser technique is used to reshape the cornea of your eye to help correct vision. This eMedTV article explains the steps involved in this surgery, the intended goals, and expected results of the procedure.
  • LASIK Risks -- Decentration
    This video clip explains what can happen if the laser is not properly lined up during LASIK.
  • LASIK Risks -- Dry Eyes
    This interactive video explains that dry eyes may occur after a LASIK procedure.
  • LASIK Risks -- Epithelial Complications
    This multimedia clip describes complications that can occur with the epithelium.
  • LASIK Risks -- Flap Complications
    This video describes the complications that can occur when a flap is created.
  • LASIK Risks -- Glare and Halos
    This interactive segment discusses glare, halos, and other possible complications of this procedure.
  • LASIK Risks -- Infections
    This video explains what may happen if you develop an infection after your procedure.
  • LASIK Risks -- Inflammation
    This video clip discusses what to do if inflammation occurs after LASIK.
  • LASIK Risks -- Mechanical Failure
    This video explains what happens when mechanical failure occurs.
  • LASIK Risks -- Perforated Cornea
    This video explains that a perforated cornea is a rare complication of LASIK.
  • LASIK Risks -- Retinal Detachment
    This video explains that retinal detachment is a rare, major complication of LASIK.
  • LASIK Risks -- Shifted, Dislodged and Wrinkled Flaps
    This video describes complications, such as shifted, dislodged, and wrinkled flaps.
  • LASIK Risks -- Subretinal Hemorrhage
    This video describes the complications of a subretinal hemorrhage.
  • LASIK Risks -- Undercorrection or Overcorrection
    This video clip discusses the possibility of undercorrection or overcorrection occurring with this procedure.
  • LASIK Surgery Recovery
    When recovering from LASIK surgery, which usually takes 24 to 48 hours, you must frequently apply eyedrops. This eMedTV segment describes symptoms you may experience and offers tips on the healing process and preventing infections.
  • LASIK Vision Correction
    People interested in vision correction often turn to LASIK surgery. This section of the eMedTV archives takes a brief look at this procedure, explaining the conditions it can treat, what happens during the surgery, and what happens afterward.
  • Latanoprost
    Latanoprost is an eye drop approved to reduce eye pressure in people with glaucoma or high eye pressure. This eMedTV segment describes how this medicine works, explains when and how to use it, and lists possible side effects to be aware of.
  • Latanoprost Dosage
    The standard latanoprost dosage is one drop into the affected eye(s) once a day in the evening. This eMedTV article offers other latanoprost dosing information and includes a list of tips and precautions for using the eye drop.
  • Latanoprost Eye Drops
    As this eMedTV resource explains, latanoprost is a type of medicated eye drop used to treat open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. This page presents a brief overview of this prescription drug and includes a link to more information.
  • Leaving the Laser Suite (LASIK)
    This video provides some instructions for what to do after your LASIK procedure.
  • Leaving the Laser Suite (PRK)
    This interactive video explains what you can expect upon leaving the laser suite after your surgery.
  • Levobunolol
    Levobunolol is a prescription eye drop approved to treat high eye pressure or chronic open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV resource describes how the medication works, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with this product.
  • Levobunolol Dosage
    The typical starting dosage of levobunolol is one to two drops in the affected eye once or twice daily. This eMedTV page further discusses dosing guidelines for high eye pressure and open angle glaucoma, including tips for taking this eye drop.
  • Levobunolol Drug Information
    If you are looking for information on levobunolol, this eMedTV page is a great place to start. It features an overview of what the drug is used for, basic dosing guidelines, and what you can do to help ensure a safe treatment.
  • Levofloxacin Eye Drop Information
    Levofloxacin ophthalmic solution is a drug prescribed to treat bacterial eye infections and corneal ulcers. This eMedTV page offers more information on levofloxacin ophthalmic solution, including how this eye drop works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Levofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution
    Levofloxacin ophthalmic solution is prescribed to treat corneal ulcers and certain bacterial eye infections. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this eye drop, providing details on its dosing, possible side effects, safety warnings, and more.
  • Levofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution Dosage
    As this eMedTV page discusses, your dose of levofloxacin ophthalmic solution will depend on the type and severity of the infection being treated. This page further discusses dosing guidelines and lists tips for using this prescription eye drop.
  • Lotamax
    Lotemax is an eye medicine used to treat inflammatory eye conditions. This eMedTV page briefly covers possible side effects and dosing tips for this medication. A link to more information is also included. Lotamax is a common misspelling of Lotemax.
  • Lotemax
    Lotemax is a medication prescribed for treating various inflammatory eye conditions. This eMedTV Web resource takes an in-depth look at this prescription eye medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Lotemax and Breastfeeding
    When using Lotemax (loteprednol), breastfeeding women should use caution. This eMedTV Web article explains whether this eye medicine passes through breast milk and discusses the manufacturer's recommendation on the topic.
  • Lotemax and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to use Lotemax (loteprednol) during pregnancy. This page from the eMedTV Web library explains what problems occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals and discusses when a doctor may prescribe this medicine during pregnancy.
  • Lotemax Dosage
    The amount of Lotemax you are prescribed will depend on the severity of your eye problem. This eMedTV page offers detailed Lotemax dosing guidelines, including other factors that may affect your dosage and tips on when and how to use this eye medication.
  • Lotemax Drug Interactions
    It is unlikely that Lotemax will negatively interact with other medications. However, as this eMedTV page explains, there may be interactions that have not yet been discovered, so make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before beginning treatment.
  • Lotemax Medication Information
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides important information on Lotemax eye drops. This article also explains why this medication may not be suitable for some people and describes some of the most common side effects of the drug.
  • Lotemax Overdose
    As this eMedTV page explains, an overdose of Lotemax (loteprednol) may cause glaucoma or serious eye infections. This article takes a closer look at what could happen when people take too much Lotemax and describes some of the possible treatment options.
  • Lotemax Side Effects
    Some of the most commonly reported side effects of Lotemax include eye burning, itching, and redness. This eMedTV Web segment explores the severity of these side effects and describes which ones may require immediate medical attention.
  • Lotemax Uses
    Various types of eye inflammation can be treated with Lotemax. This selection from the eMedTV Web library outlines several specific uses of Lotemax, explains how the prescription drug works, and discusses whether it's safe for children.
  • Lotemax Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to safely use Lotemax if you have glaucoma or a viral eye infection. This eMedTV Web segment discusses other precautions and warnings with Lotemax, and covers what to discuss with your doctor before using this eye medication.
  • Lotimax
    Lotemax eye drops may be prescribed to treat inflammation of the eyes due to various causes. This eMedTV resource further describes these uses, covers general safety precautions, and lists side effects. Lotimax is a common misspelling of Lotemax.
  • Low Vision From Cataracts
    People with low vision from cataracts may benefit from low vision aids, services, counseling, and training. This eMedTV article provides information about the types of organizations that may provide such services for people with vision problems.
  • Lutein
    Lutein is a type of naturally occurring pigment that may help treat or prevent eye disorders. This eMedTV Web resource discusses the claimed benefits of lutein supplements, explains how they may work, and explores their safety and effectiveness.
  • Lutein and Breastfeeding
    Using lutein in normal amounts is typically considered safe while breastfeeding. This eMedTV page offers more details on lutein and breastfeeding, including maximum recommended dosing guidelines for women who are nursing a child.
  • Lutein and Macular Degeneration
    If you have macular degeneration, lutein supplementation may be beneficial. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at this topic, including information on how this substance may help reduce symptoms of macular degeneration.
  • Lutein and Pregnancy
    If you are pregnant, lutein is generally considered safe in normal doses. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at using this supplement during pregnancy and covers what to discuss with your healthcare provider before taking any drug or supplement.
  • Lutein Benefits
    Lutein is believed to be useful for treating or preventing several conditions, such as cataracts and cancer. This eMedTV article lists other claimed lutein benefits, explores its effectiveness, and explains whether it should be given to children.
  • Lutein Dosage
    When using lutein for eye health, the dosage ranges from 6 mg to 10 mg daily. This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses reasonable lutein dosing guidelines and offers general warnings and precautions for those using this product.
  • Lutein Drug Interactions
    There are no clearly established drug interactions with lutein. As this portion of the eMedTV Web library explains, however, it is possible that interactions with this dietary supplement may be discovered in the future.
  • Lutein for Vision
    This eMedTV article explains that studies on lutein and vision problems have shown that this substance may be effective for preventing and treating several eye conditions, such as macular degeneration. This page also includes a link to more information.
  • Lutein Overdose
    The effects of a lutein overdose are largely unknown. This article from the eMedTV Web site talks about what to do if you believe you have taken too much lutein, including the possible treatment options that are available, if necessary.
  • Lutein Side Effects
    At this time, no documented lutein side effects have been reported. As this eMedTV page explains, this does not mean that adverse reactions are not possible; however, given how prevalent the product now is, side effects are not expected to be found.
  • Lutein Supplement Information
    This eMedTV Web page explains that if you have certain eye problems, you may benefit from supplementation with lutein. Information on the safety of this product, its effectiveness, and general dosing guidelines are also included in this article.
  • Lutein Treatment for Macular Degeneration
    Lutein may help reduce your risk of developing age-related macular degeneration. This page from the eMedTV Web library also discusses how lutein treatment for macular degeneration has been shown to help reduce the symptoms of this disease.
  • Lutien
    Lutein, a type of pigment, can be used to help treat various eye problems, such as cataracts. This eMedTV resource offers a brief overview of this product, with a link to more in-depth information. Lutien is a common misspelling of lutein.
  • Lutine
    Lutein is a type of naturally occurring pigment that may help with vision problems. This eMedTV Web page further explores this supplement, with information on its possible benefits and some general precautions. Lutine is a common misspelling of lutein.
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