lagophthalmic keratitis


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ex·po·sure ker·a·ti·tis

inflammation of the cornea resulting from irritation caused by inability to close the eyelids.
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lagophthalmic keratitis

Drying due to air exposure of the cornea resulting from a defective closure of the eyelids.
See also: keratitis
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