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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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3%), scleral infiltration was present in two cases (5%), post laminar optic nerve invasion in six cases (15.
KEYWORDS: Anterior Chamber Depth, Axial Length, Corneal Endothelial cell density, Pars plana Vitrectomy, Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment, Scleral Buckling.
All measures of the retinal, choroid, and scleral thickness were compiled (Table 2).
Onefit[TM] Scleral Lenses were designed to provide crystal clear, and reliable vision performance with exceptional comfort.
The surgical management involved pars- plana vitrectomy and scleral buckling surgery after informed consent.
Scleral buckling was commonly used in the past and is still utilized today in the treatment of retinal detachment.
Posterior segment trauma: types of injuries, result of vitreo-retinal surgery and prophylactic broad encircling scleral buckle.
A 5 mm Sheet glide was inserted into the anterior chamber through the scleral wound (Figure 1(f)).
Trabeculectomy using a small scleral flap appears to provide medium to long-term IOP control comparable to large flap techniques [3-5] and may offer potential advantages: reduced surgical tissue trauma, a larger area of undisturbed sclera and conjunctiva should repeat surgery be required, and reduced astigmatism induction [6].
Falling into disuse because the materials were not oxygen permeable, the scleral lens lost popularity until the technology's resurgence in the 1970s with the development of rigid gas permeable (RGP) materials.
The trabecular meshwork extends from Schwalbe's line to the scleral spur.
Contributed by ophthalmologists from Europe, the US, and Israel, the 19 chapters address the surgical and nonsurgical management of vitreoretinal disorders, including diabetic retinopathy; diabetic macular edema, with discussion of the use of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor drugs and diagnosis; proliferative diabetic retinopathy; the complications and management of diabetic vitrectomy; retinal venous occlusions; rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, including vitrectomy, scleral buckling materials, and pneumatic retinopexy; the use of prophylaxis for retinal detachment; retinal detachment due to giant tears or dialysis; macular hole surgery; vitrectomy for epiretinal membranes; Irvine-Gass syndrome; and endophthalmitis.