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scle·ral

(sklē'răl),
Relating to the sclera.
Synonym(s): sclerotic (2)

scle·ral

(skler'ăl, sklēr'ăl)
Relating to the sclera.
Synonym(s): sclerotic (2) .

sclera

(sklĕr′ă) plural.sclerae [Gr. skleros, hard]
The outer layer of the eyeball made of fibrous connective tissue. At the front of the eye, it is visible as the white of the eye and ends at the cornea, which is transparent. scleral, adjective

blue sclera

An abnormal thinning of the sclera through which a blue uveal pigment is seen. This may be found in people with disorders of collagen formation such as osteogenesis imperfecta.

scleral

pertaining to sclera.
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Scleral hemorrhage in a calf.By permission from Blowey RW, Weaver AD, Diseases and Disorders of Cattle, Mosby, 1997

scleral annulus
a thickened roll of sclera at the junction with the cornea.
scleral ectasia
see sclerectasia.
scleral fixation sutures
the placement of suture material around an extraocular muscle or partially through the sclera for purposes of immobilizing and controlling the position of the globe during ocular surgery.
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Skull radiographs revealed lateral displacement of the left scleral ring and mild soft tissue swelling of the left periorbital region (Fig 1).
Symptom, sign or test Visit number result Baseline 1 2 3 Impaired biliary excretion Dark urine (a), count (%) Silymarin 50(91) 34(62) 30(59) 27(52) Placebo Jaundice (a), 38(76) 24(57) 14(33) 13(30) count (%) Silymarin 40(73) 40(73) 30(59) 33(64) Placebo 31(62) 23(54) 21(49) 19(44) Scleral icterus, count (%) Silymarin 54(98) 53(96) 44(86) 43(83) Placebo 44(88) 39(91) 37(86) 33(77) Clay-colored stool (a), count (%) Silymarin 23(42) 15(27) 8(16) 7(14) Placebo 16(32) 10(23) 7(16) 5(12) Direct bilirubin >0.
In addition, disease was characterized by unusual, single or multiple, white, opaque scleral nodules, often with hyperemia or local edema, and in some cases with opacification (changes in the normally transparent characteristics of the cornea or superficially on scleral tissue) extending to the limbus, or angular corneal opacities and anterior uveitis with granulomas in the anterior chamber.
8) Although the differential diagnosis for renal failure and hemolytic anemia is extensive, the scleral icterus in the setting of a normal bilirubin level, combined with orange-colored urine, raised the suspicion of phenazopyridine use in this patient.
Until there is further evidence showing the direct action of muscarinic receptor antagonists on scleral cells and remodelling in myopia, a conclusive answer as to whether the sclera is a potential site of action of drugs like atropine cannot be ascertained.
New scleral contact lenses are enabling contact lens wear for people who previously couldn't wear contacts, such as those who suffer from keratoconus or have irregular corneas from a previous eye injury or surgery.
Non-corneal, scleral tonometry fits right in among mobile solutions such as VuPad-Ultrasound, SE500 Automated Perimeter, 2WIN Auto Refractometer and VisionFit Wearable Adaptive Refractor.
They charted Professor Fletcher's contribution from early scleral and prosthetic contact lens design, to the design of several optometric instruments still in use today and his extensive role in examining for professional bodies and universities worldwide.
RIGHT EYE PROSTHESIS MATERIAL TYPE SHELL polymethylmethacrylate PMMA scleral CORNEAL
Among the topics are a historical introduction, the clinical assessment of the eye and the joints in scleral disease, ocular complications of scleritis, scleritis in relation to connective tissue disorders, and the treatment of scleral and associated inflammatory disease.
Univariate analysis showed that retrolaminar optic nerve invasion, optic nerve cut margin involvement, scleral invasion, undifferentiated tumor greater than 60%, and high pathologic stage were significant pathologic risk factors that could predict the occurrence of an event and were correlated with survival.
D'Amico has revealed that there are three surgical options that can be used to treat retinal detachment, namely scleral buckling, pneumatic retinopexy, and vitrectomy