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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cor·ne·al

(kōr'nē-ăl),
Relating to the cornea.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cor·ne·al

(kōr'nē-ăl)
Relating to the cornea.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

corneal 

Pertaining to the cornea.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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Eye damage, defined as having a central corneal scar or a decrease in visual acuity, or needing a corneal transplant, was indicated in 213 (19.8%) reports (Table 1).
Common comorbidities at final visit were corneal scars, macular scars and cataract.
Distribution of descriptive characteristics Parameters Age (years) (mean [+ or -] SD) 33.7 [+ or -] 8.9 Gender (Male) n (%) 70 (100) Health Insurance Status (yes) 68 (97.1) Duration of work (years) (mean [+ or -] SD) 11.8 [+ or -] 10.8 Number of foreign bodies (mean [+ or -] SD) 10.9 [+ or -] 11.2 Corneal scar, n (%) 29 (41.5) Vision loss, n (%) 3 (4.3) Goggle use, n (%) Occasional 22 (31.4) Routine 19 (27.1) Drug use (Yes) n (%) 18 (25.7) Proparacaine 5 (27.8) Proparacaine-Diclofenac 1 (5.5) Tetrahydrozoline 10 (55.6) Diclofenakc sodium 2 (11.1) SD: standard deviation; Min-Max: minimum-maximum Table 2.
On May 18, Troy was seen in the ophthalmology department and found to have a traumatic cataract, a peaked iris, and a corneal scar in his left eye.
The predominant outcome was a corneal scar with or without vascularisation (45(90%) of 50 followed cases).
In addition, central corneal surface irregularity and the presence of a corneal scar can interfere with the infrared specular reflection beam of the ORA, leading to a waveform change.
However, there was no shield ulcer or corneal scar documented.
Simultaneously frequent iritis during reaction might have induced damage to the iris and later, with due course of time, attachment of the iris to the corneal scar.
We suggest that the stitches should be sutured avoiding the visual axis, preventing secondary corneal scar, and reducing postoperative astigmatism.
How do you want us to flourish when you encourage diabetic patients to be regular with their medications in order to prevent blindness from the retinopathy, provide spectacles for short/long sighted as well as encouraging people with corneal scar have corneal transplant?
Her CCT was 850 [micro]m with a central corneal scar. Both cases were contact lens-dependent and were using 5% hypertonic ophthalmic solutions.