eye-drop

Definitions of eye-drop
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n a drop from an eye dropper

Synonyms:
eyedrop
Type of:
drib, driblet, drop
a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)

n a method of irrigating the eye used by ophthalmologists

Synonyms:
eyedrop
Types:
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adrenergic agonist eyedrop
a treatment for glaucoma; the eyedrops reduce intraocular pressure by decreasing the production of aqueous humor and increasing its drainage through the uveoscleral pathway
beta blocker eyedrop
a treatment for glaucoma; the eyedrops reduce intraocular pressure by reducing the production of aqueous humor
miotic eyedrop
a treatment for glaucoma; the eyedrops increase the outflow of aqueous humor by constricting the pupil
topical prostaglandin eyedrop
a treatment for glaucoma; the eyedrops increase the outflow of aqueous humor through the uveoscleral pathway
Type of:
irrigation
(medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

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