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Ophthalmic considerations in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24600123     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The eyes are our window to the world and offer us an island of vision in the sea of darkness. Equally, the eyes are also a window to peep into what is going on in the milieu interior. Pregnancy is a natural state of physiological stress for the body. Each organ system of the body in a pregnant lady behaves at variation than in a non-pregnant state. A complex interplay exists between how the pregnancy affects the eye and how ocular physiology and pathology may lead to the modification of the management of pregnancy. Added to this is the effect of systemic conditions on the eye which gets modified by pregnancy. An awareness of the interaction of Ophthalmology and Obstetrics for the benefit of the mother and the child requires a basic understanding of these complex interactions. This article aims at presenting to the reader in a simplified and organized manner the common ophthalmic issues encountered in a pregnant woman, their management and the effect of various ophthalmic medication on the fetus.
Authors:
Sushil Chawla; Tarun Chaudhary; S Aggarwal; G D Maiti; Kulharsh Jaiswal; Jairam Yadav
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2013-06-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical journal, Armed Forces India     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0377-1237     ISO Abbreviation:  Med J Armed Forces India     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-03-06     Completed Date:  2014-06-24     Revised Date:  2014-07-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7602492     Medline TA:  Med J Armed Forces India     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  278-84     Citation Subset:  -    
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