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corneal

 [kor´ne-al]
pertaining to the cornea.
corneal reflex a reflex action of the eye resulting in automatic closing of the eyelid when the cornea is stimulated. The corneal reflex can be elicited in a normal person by gently touching the cornea with a wisp of cotton. Absence of the corneal reflex indicates deep coma or injury of one of the nerves carrying the reflex arc.
corneal transplantation transplantation of a donor cornea into the eye of a recipient, done to improve the vision of patients with distorted curvature of the cornea (keratoconus) or corneal edema, infection, trauma, or intractable pain. Vision should improve beginning the day after surgery with optimal vision 6 to 12 months later. Because the cornea does not have a blood supply, corneal transplants were one of the earliest successful types of organ transplants. Called also keratoplasty.

cor·ne·al

(kōr'nē-ăl),
Relating to the cornea.

cor·ne·al

(kōr'nē-ăl)
Relating to the cornea.

corneal 

Pertaining to the cornea.
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"According to the World Health Organisation, corneal disorders are one of the major causes of blindness worldwide.
Typical NaFl patterns are well documented throughout the contact lens literature, and the fundamentals of three separate zones when fitting corneal RGPs, have been specified: (4) central corneal clearance; mid-peripheral bearing; and edge clearance, are familiar concepts at undergraduate level.
More than 1.5million new cases of corneal blindness are reported every year worldwide.
Among the several myriad complications that might occur during a cataract surgery, corneal oedema is frequently encountered on.
Conclusion: Both CCT and corneal ECD decrease significantly with age in Pakistani population, with statistically more decrease in ECD with age, than CCT.
In the first phase four patients will get corneal transplantation each month and for this agreement will be signed with Lions Club International.
Ophthalmology Department was registered with Medical Transplant Regularity Authority in June 2018 since then 132 corneal transplants, including 45 lamellar keratoplasties (partial thickness grafting) were performed.
The successful outcome of corneal transplantation mainly relies on the density and function of CEnCs, which keep the graft transparent.
In the corneal stroma, riboflavin (vitamin B2) and ultraviolet-A (UVA) undergo a photochemical reaction with environmental oxygen and generate free oxygen radicals.
More than 3,000 patients, waiting for corneal transplantation, have been registered at the National Ophthalmology Center, she said, adding that 20 percent of them are children.
Keywords: MSCD=Macular Stromal Corneal Dystrophy, LSCD=Lattice Stromal Corneal Dystrophy, CSCD=Congenital Stromal Corneal Dystrophy, SSCD=Schnyder Stromal Corneal Dystrophy, LRBT =Layton Rahmatullah benevolent Trust, CD=Corneal Dystrophy.
Methods: Corneal scrapings were collected from fifty patients who were clinically diagnosed as infective keratitis by Ophthalmologist on clinical examination.