Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the cornea: as, corneal cells; corneal convexity; a corneal ulceration.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the cornea.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Anat.) Pertaining to the cornea.
- adj. of or related to the cornea
“Corneal transplantation, known as corneal grafting or penetrating keratoplasty, represents a surgical procedure performed by ophthalmologists, that includes the replacement of a damaged or diseased cornea, the clear part of eye in front of the iris and pupil, with a donated corneal tissue, extracted from a deceased person.”
“Keratoplasties, commonly known as corneal transplants, are some of the most extreme procedures to correct vision.”
“A corneal transplant, also known as a corneal graft, is a procedure that involves removal of the central portion of a diseased cornea, replacing it with a matched donor cornea.”
“Usually the scratch is superficial, and this is called a corneal abrasion.”
“Over the next five years, we have 400 patients with diabetes who we will be testing on two sites - here at QUT and at the University of Manchester in England - who will receive this test, called corneal confocal microscopy, to see the value in tracking the condition in this way.”
“J & J said residual levels of the acid can cause stinging, pain, redness, tearing and blurred vision when the lens is placed on the eye, but that more serious health consequences such as corneal ulcer are unlikely.”
“Also, as he later blogged, he had some kind of corneal ulcer.”
“Fireworks can cause painful eye injuries such as corneal burns or corneal abrasions," explains Gerami D Seitzman, M.D., an ophthalmologist at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.”
“There is a variant form which is caused by medical procedures such as corneal transplant from another person, and bone grafting from another donor (in which the donor is infected or contaminated with the altered prions).”
“Because data on prevalence rates are scant, other sequelae of xerophthalmia due to VAD, such as corneal xerosis and keratomalacia, are not considered.”
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