flat cornea


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flat cornea

A cornea that is minimally rounded anteriorly. It focuses light behind the retina, producing hyperopia (farsightedness).
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In the case of the patients under discussion, the most common ophthalmic involvement in order of priority was lens ectopia, hypo plastic iris, on gated eyeball, flat cornea, glaucoma, cataract and retinal detachment.
Keratoconus is not normally suspected in patients with flat corneas