corneal

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cor·ne·a

 (kôr′nē-ə)
n.
The transparent convex anterior portion of the outer fibrous coat of the eyeball that covers the iris and the pupil and is continuous with the sclera.

[Medieval Latin cornea (tēla), horny (tissue), from Latin corneus, horny, from cornū, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cor′ne·al (-əl) adj.
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Adj.1.corneal - of or related to the cornea
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corneal

[ˈkɔːnɪəl] ADJcorneal
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corneal

[ˈkɔːrniəl] adjcornéen(ne)corned beef [ˌkɔːrndˈbiːf] ncorned-beef mcorned beef hash [ˌkɔːrndˌbiːfˈhæʃ] nhachis m au corned-beef
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corneal

adjHornhaut-; corneal lensesLinsen pl
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corneal

adj corneal
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References in periodicals archive ?
01 What possible sign of corneal ectasia can be seen?
Scleral lenses are normally used to improve vision and reduce pain and light sensitivity for people suffering from a wide range of different disorders in the eye, such as severe dry eye syndrome , microphthalmia , keratoconus , corneal ectasia , Stevens--Johnson syndrome , SjE[micro]gren's syndrome , neurotrophic keratitis (aneasthetic corneas), complications post-LASIK, complications post-corneal transplant and pellucid degeneration , injuries to the eye such as surgical complications, distorted corneal implants, as well as chemical and burn injuries.
Hersh, "Natural history of corneal haze after collagen crosslinking for keratoconus and corneal ectasia: Scheimpflug and biomicroscopic analysis," Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, vol.
Keratoconus is a corneal ectasia described as an asymmetric and progressive condition with significant consequences on the visual acuity and implicit on the patient's quality of life [1].
has marked the one year anniversary of the US commercial availability of Photrexa Viscous (riboflavin 5'-phosphate in 20% dextran ophthalmic solution) and Photrexa (riboflavin 5'-phosphate ophthalmic solution), the drugs used in corneal cross-linking with the KXL System, for the treatment of progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia following refractive surgery, the company said.
Keratoconus is a corneal ectasia that results in the cornea taking on a conical shape, causing severe astigmatism, scarring, and, for one in five patients, ultimately loss of vision and the need for corneal transplants [1].
Isolated Bowman's layer transplantation has reduced and stabilized corneal ectasia in eyes with progressive and advanced KC [103], but it remains unknown whether Bowman's layer contributes to the pathogenesis of KC.
Recent management options include intra corneal stromal ring segments, with a significant number of patients eventually requiring penetrating keratoplasty due to scarring and extreme corneal ectasia.3
Furthermore, from experience with corneal ectasia, CXL is known to induce immunological reactions in certain eyes [11].

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