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Kawasaki disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kawasaki-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354603

Oct 30th, 2019 - Diagnosis There's no specific test available to diagnose Kawasaki disease. Diagnosis involves ruling out other diseases that cause similar signs and symptoms, including: Scarlet fever, which is caused by streptococcal bacteria and results in fever, rash, chills and sore throat Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a disorder of the mucous membranes Toxic shock syndrome Measles...

Stickler syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stickler-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354072

Sep 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis While Stickler syndrome can sometimes be diagnosed based on your child's medical history and a physical exam, additional tests are needed to determine the severity of the symptoms and help direct treatment decisions. Tests may include: Imaging tests. X-rays can reveal abnormalities or damage in the joints and spine. Eye exams. These exams can help your doctor detect problems with the ...

Pseudotumor cerebri - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pseudotumor-cerebri/symptoms-causes/syc-20354031

Sep 10th, 2019 - Overview Pseudotumor cerebri (SOO-doe-too-mur SER-uh-bry) occurs when the pressure inside your skull (intracranial pressure) increases for no obvious reason. It's also called idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Symptoms mimic those of a brain tumor. The increased intracranial pressure can cause swelling of the optic nerve and result in vision loss. Medications often can reduce this pressure a...

Liver hemangioma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/liver-hemangioma/symptoms-causes/syc-20354234

Aug 13th, 2019 - Overview Liver hemangioma Liver hemangioma A liver hemangioma is a noncancerous (benign) mass in the liver. A liver hemangioma is made up of a tangle of blood vessels. A liver hemangioma (he-man-jee-O-muh) is a noncancerous (benign) mass in the liver. A liver hemangioma is made up of a tangle of blood vessels. Other terms for a liver hemangioma are hepatic hemangioma and cavernous hemangioma. M...

Lazy eye (amblyopia) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lazy-eye/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352396

Aug 6th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct an eye exam, checking for eye health, a wandering eye, a difference in vision between the eyes or poor vision in both eyes. Eyedrops are generally used to dilate the eyes. The eyedrops cause blurred vision that lasts for several hours or a day. The method used to test vision depends on your child's age and stage of development: Preverbal children. A lighted ma...

Lazy eye (amblyopia) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lazy-eye/symptoms-causes/syc-20352391

Aug 6th, 2019 - Overview Lazy eye (amblyopia) is reduced vision in one eye caused by abnormal visual development early in life. The weaker — or lazy — eye often wanders inward or outward. Amblyopia generally develops from birth up to age 7 years. It is the leading cause of decreased vision among children. Rarely, lazy eye affects both eyes. Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent long-term problems with...

Subconjunctival hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/subconjunctival-hemorrhage/symptoms-causes/syc-20353826

Aug 5th, 2019 - Overview A subconjunctival hemorrhage (sub-kun-JUNK-tih-vul HEM-uh-ruj) occurs when a tiny blood vessel breaks just underneath the clear surface of your eye (conjunctiva). The conjunctiva can't absorb blood very quickly, so the blood gets trapped. You may not even realize you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage until you look in the mirror and notice the white part of your eye is bright red. A su...

Eye Cancer: Retinoblastoma & Uveal Melanoma
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17292-ophthalmic-eye-cancer-cancer-institute-overview

Jul 16th, 2019 - Ophthalmic cancers although uncommon, may arise from various eye and orbital structures. In general, they can be classified as eyelid tumors, conjunctival/corneal cancers, uveal cancers, retinal cancers, and orbital/adnexal cancers. The symptoms and clinical presentation depends upon the location of the tumor. In general, treatment involves surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. In addition spec...

Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14206-retinal-vein-occlusion

Jul 16th, 2019 - What is retinal vein occlusion (RVO)? The front of the eye contains a lens that focuses images on the inside of the back of the eye. This area is the retina. The retina is where the eye focuses the images we see. It is covered with special nerve cells which convert light into signals that are sent via the optic nerve to the brain, where they are recognized as images. Conditions that affect the ...

Keratoconus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/keratoconus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351357

Mar 19th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose keratoconus, your eye doctor (ophthalmologist or optometrist) will review your medical and family history and conduct an eye exam. He or she may conduct other tests to determine more details regarding the shape of your cornea. Tests to diagnose keratoconus include: Eye refraction. In this test your eye doctor uses special equipment that measures your eyes to check for visi...

Keratoconus - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/keratoconus/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351359

Mar 19th, 2019 - Keratoconus care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic eye doctors (ophthalmologists) provide comprehensive care for people who seek answers about conditions and diseases of their eyes, including keratoconus. Ophthalmologists trained in treating children with eye conditions (pediatric ophthalmologists) may work with doctors trained in the general care of children (pediatricians)...

Keratoconus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/keratoconus/symptoms-causes/syc-20351352

Mar 19th, 2019 - Overview Keratoconus Keratoconus In keratoconus, your cornea thins and gradually bulges outward into a cone shape. This can cause blurry, distorted vision. Keratoconus (ker-uh-toe-KOH-nus) occurs when your cornea — the clear, dome-shaped front surface of your eye — thins and gradually bulges outward into a cone shape. A cone-shaped cornea causes blurred vision and may cause sensitivity to light...

Ptosis (Drooping Eyelid)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14418-ptosis

Mar 17th, 2019 - What is ptosis (drooping eyelid)? “Ptosis” means drooping. When the upper eyelid droops, it is called blepharoptosis, or upper eyelid ptosis. Why do people get ptosis (drooping eyelid)? There are several reasons an eyelid might droop. Some babies are born with ptosis in one or both eyelids. These children must have a thorough eyelid examination. Ptosis can occur later in life if the muscles or ...

Eye floaters - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/eye-floaters/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372350

Mar 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct a complete eye exam including eye dilation to better see the back of your eyes and the vitreous to determine the cause of the floaters. More Information Eye exam Treatment Any underlying cause of the floaters, such as bleeding from diabetes or inflammation, will be treated. However, most eye floaters don't require treatment. Eye floaters can be frustrating, an...

Retinal detachment - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retinal-detachment/symptoms-causes/syc-20351344

Mar 11th, 2019 - Overview Retinal detachment Retinal detachment Retinal detachment describes an emergency situation in which a thin layer of tissue (the retina) at the back of the eye pulls away from the layer of blood vessels that provides it with oxygen and nutrients. Retinal detachment is often accompanied by flashes and floaters in your vision. Retinal detachment describes an emergency situation in which a ...

Eye floaters - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/eye-floaters/symptoms-causes/syc-20372346

Mar 11th, 2019 - Overview Eye floaters Eye floaters As you age, the vitreous — a jelly-like material inside your eyes — becomes more liquid. When this happens, microscopic collagen fibers within the vitreous tend to clump together. These bits of debris cast tiny shadows onto your retina, and you perceive these shadows as eye floaters. Eye floaters are spots in your vision. They may look to you like black or gra...

Retinal detachment - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retinal-detachment/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351348

Mar 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor may use the following tests, instruments and procedures to diagnose retinal detachment: Retinal examination. The doctor may use an instrument with a bright light and special lenses to examine the back of your eye, including the retina. This type of device provides a highly detailed view of your whole eye, allowing the doctor to see any retinal holes, tears or detachments. ...

Strabismus (Crossed Eyes)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15065-strabismus

Jan 21st, 2019 - What is strabismus (crossed eyes)? Strabismus (crossed eyes) is a condition in which the eyes do not line up with one another. In other words, one eye is turned in a direction that is different from the other eye. Under normal conditions, the six muscles that control eye movement work together and point both eyes at the same direction. Patients with strabismus have problems with the control of ...

Entropion - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/entropion/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351131

Jan 15th, 2019 - Diagnosis Entropion can usually be diagnosed with a routine eye exam and physical. Your doctor may pull on your eyelids during the exam or ask you to blink or close your eyes forcefully. This helps him or her assess your eyelid's position on the eye, its muscle tone and its tightness. If your entropion is caused by scar tissue, previous surgery or other conditions, your doctor will examine the ...

Entropion - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/entropion/symptoms-causes/syc-20351125

Jan 15th, 2019 - Overview Entropion Entropion Entropion is a condition in which your eyelid, usually the lower one, is turned inward so that your eyelashes rub against your eyeball, causing discomfort. Entropion (en-TROH-pee-on) is a condition in which your eyelid turns inward so that your eyelashes and skin rub against the eye surface. This causes irritation and discomfort. When you have entropion, your eyelid...