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Noun1.keratectasia - abnormal bulging of the cornea of the eye
astigmatism, astigmia - (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people
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Among the topics are clinical biomechanics and the ocular response analyzer in ecstatic disease, pre-operative risk factors and medical and legal considerations of keratoectasia, studies of wavefront aberrometry in corneal ectasia, non-surgical treatment using contact lenses, and corneal cross-linking with riboflavin and ultraviolet irradiation.