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Noun1.keratoconus - abnormal cone-shaped protrusion of the cornea of the eyekeratoconus - abnormal cone-shaped protrusion of the cornea of the eye; can be treated by epikeratophakia
astigmatism, astigmia - (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people
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n. queratocono, deformidad de forma cónica de la córnea.
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Malik's journey started in 2007 when he was diagnosed with Kerataconus, a rare eye disease.
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Mr Malik, who calls himself a "peace and friendship envoy" for both Pakistan and India, said he was inspired to start this mission while recovering from the rare eye disease, Kerataconus, in 2007 - during which he would listen to Pakistani and Indian radio programmes.