scleral

(redirected from scleral ectasia)
Also found in: Medical.

scle·ra

 (sklîr′ə)
n.
The tough white fibrous outer envelope of tissue covering all of the eyeball except the cornea. Also called sclerotic, sclerotic coat.

[New Latin, from Greek, feminine of sklēros, hard.]

scle′ral adj.

scleral

(ˈsklɪərəl)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the sclera
References in periodicals archive ?
(3) later used the term focal choroidal excavation for the areas of choroidal pitting observed near the macula on spectral domain (SD)-OCT in patients without posterior staphyloma or scleral ectasia. The condition causes symptoms like decreased vision and metamorphopsia, but its etiology is not fully understood.