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The target of this publication is to supply a proof base for ophthalmic nursing perform. There are components of perform the place little proof exists, in these components, the e-book goals to supply reasoned instructions from an educated resource, therefore negating the necessity for each ophthalmic perform region to advance varied frequently contradictory directions.

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Difficulties that arise early are patients’ willingness to accept partnership in helping themselves to reduce the laxity with regular massage. Ignoring the immediate postoperative care, post-surgery, patients may experience some weeks of pain, which they should be advised of before the surgery. Overcorrection of the laxity can lead to a set of problems that are best avoided, such as tearing, pain and asymmetry of lid position. Patients having corrective entropion surgery should be advised that the laxity might return in years to come.

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Indd 8 1/25/2008 1:32:04 PM Cellulitis 3 The orbital septum is a layer of fascia extending from the periosteum of the orbital rim to the levator aponeurosis in the upper lid, and then to the inferior border of the tarsal plate in the lower lid. Preseptal cellulitis and orbital cellulitis are major infections of the ocular adnexal and orbital tissues. 3 PRESEPTAL CELLULITIS This is an infection of the subcutaneous tissues anterior to the orbital septum. Rapid progression to orbital cellulitis can occur in some patients, especially children.

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