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Causes of a Detached Retina - Decentration and LASIK Eye Surgery

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  • Causes of a Detached Retina
    The exact causes of a detached retina are still being explored, as this eMedTV page explains. What is known, however, is that certain risk factors, such as diabetes and older age, can increase your chance of developing a detached retina.
  • Causes of a Macular Hole
    A macular hole can be the result of vitreous pulling or certain eye conditions, such as injury to the eye. This eMedTV segment discusses possible causes of a macular hole, as well as factors that put you at higher risk of developing one.
  • Causes of Blepharitis
    As this eMedTV page explains, blepharitis can be caused by things like bacterial infection, scalp dandruff, and acne rosacea. This article takes a closer look at the different causes of this condition, including how they can differ for each type.
  • Ciloxan
    Ciloxan is a medicine prescribed to treat certain bacterial infections of the eye. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this eye medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Ciloxan and Breastfeeding
    It is unknown if Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin ophthalmic) passes through breast milk. This page of the eMedTV Web site explains how no research has been done on the possible risks of breastfeeding while using Ciloxan, and why problems are unlikely.
  • Ciloxan and Eye Infection
    When treating certain bacterial eye infections, Ciloxan works by preventing bacteria from multiplying. This eMedTV Web article further explores this antibiotic eye medicine, including specific uses and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • Ciloxan and Otitis Media
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Ciloxan is not used to treat otitis media (middle ear infections) in the United States. However, as this article discusses, other countries may have different Ciloxan formulations used for treating ear infections.
  • Ciloxan and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to use Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin ophthalmic) if you are expecting. This selection from the eMedTV Web library further explains how the results of animal studies caused the FDA to classify Ciloxan as a pregnancy Category C medication.
  • Ciloxan Dosage
    Your dose of Ciloxan will depend on whether it is prescribed for treating conjunctivitis or a corneal ulcer. This eMedTV page discusses other factors that may affect your dosage. A list of important tips for using this eye medicine is also provided.
  • Ciloxan Drug Interactions
    Currently, there are no known drug interactions with Ciloxan. As this eMedTV segment explains, however, it is possible that not all interactions are known at this time, so tell your doctor about all medications you are taking before using Ciloxan.
  • Ciloxan Eye Drop Information
    Ciloxan is a prescription drug used to treat conjunctivitis (pink eye) and corneal ulcers. This eMedTV page offers more information on Ciloxan eye drops and eye ointment, including what your doctor needs to know before prescribing this medication.
  • Ciloxan for Eye Herpes
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe Ciloxan to treat conjunctivitis (pink eye) and corneal ulcers. This page further explores this drug, including details on why Ciloxan is not used to treat viral infections (such as eye herpes).
  • Ciloxan Ophthalmic Ointment
    A doctor may prescribe Ciloxan ophthalmic ointment or eye drops to treat certain bacterial eye infections. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at what Ciloxan is, how it works, and potential side effects. A link to more information is also included.
  • Ciloxan Ophthalmic Solution
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Ciloxan ophthalmic solution to treat conjunctivitis or corneal ulcers. This eMedTV article briefly explains some important details on this eye medicine, including general dosing tips on how to use this antibiotic.
  • Ciloxan Optithalmic Ointment
    Ciloxan is an antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial eye infections. This eMedTV page describes how Ciloxan works and lists some of its potential side effects. Ciloxan optithalmic ointment is a common misspelling of Ciloxan ophthalmic ointment.
  • Ciloxan Overdose
    If you use too much Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin ophthalmic), you may have blurred vision and eye irritation. This eMedTV Web resource describes what to expect with an overdose, including information on how a doctor may treat any problems that occur.
  • Ciloxan Side Effects
    In clinical trials, burning or discomfort in the eyes was the most common Ciloxan side effect. This eMedTV segment lists several other possible reactions to this medication, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical care.
  • Ciloxan Use With Contact Lenses
    If you are using Ciloxan, do not wear contact lenses, as they can make your eye infection worse. This eMedTV Web article briefly explains some tips for safely and effectively using this eye medication and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Ciloxan Uses
    Ciloxan ointment and liquid eye drop solution is prescribed for treating certain eye infections. This eMedTV page further describes specific uses for Ciloxan, including possible off-label (unapproved) uses. This page also explains how Ciloxan works.
  • Ciloxan Warnings and Precautions
    Using Ciloxan may increase your risk for eye irritation, such as a mild burning sensation. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at other important precautions and warnings for Ciloxan, including information on who should not use this drug.
  • Ciloxin
    Ciloxan eye drops or ointment may be prescribed to treat certain bacterial eye infections. This eMedTV article further describes specific uses, covers general safety precautions, and lists side effects. Ciloxin is a common misspelling of Ciloxan.
  • Cipro for Eye Infection
    As this eMedTV page explains, Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin ophthalmic) is a medication prescribed to treat certain bacterial eye infections. This page also discusses the various forms of this medicine and how they work. A link to more details is also included.
  • Complications of LASIK Surgery
    As this eMedTV page explains, most people are able to undergo LASIK surgery without problems. However, dry eyes and other complications are possible. This Web page lists a few of the complications of LASIK surgery and offers a link to more details.
  • Cyloxan
    Ciloxan is a prescription medicine used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis and corneal ulcers. This eMedTV Web selection explains how Ciloxan works and lists some of its potential side effects. Cyloxan is a common misspelling of Ciloxan.
  • Decentration and LASIK Eye Surgery
    Some eye surgeries can lead to decentration, and LASIK eye surgery carries this risk. As this eMedTV page explains, this happens when the laser is not properly aligned with your eye, resulting in blurred vision and a glare that worsens at night.
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