corneal vertex

corneal vertex

[TA]
the central part of the cornea, slightly thinner than the peripheral part.
Synonym(s): vertex corneae [TA], vertex of cornea
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Hyperopic treatments are more prone to quality of vision issues if the laser treatment is decentred at all so for high hyperopic treatments targeting the laser on the corneal vertex rather than on the pupil may be preferable.
The company's is simple to use and makes it possible to demonstrate the features of comparative lens products, together with a clear representation of the differences that individual parameters (pupil distance, corneal vertex distance, pantoscopic tilt and face form angle) have on visual fields.