corneal corneal  /ˌkɔr ˈnil/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or related to the cornea

Usage(s):

  1. Some of them may require corneal transplants to restore their vision, he says.
  2. Treating myopia with corneal surgery is like treating obesity with liposuction.
  3. The lens has been used as a moist corneal soft-protective bandage and splint for various types of corneal disease.

News

  1. New Layer To Human Cornea Discovered By Researchers

    April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A previously undetected layer in the cornea , the clear window at the front of the human eye, has been discovered by scientists at The University of Nottingham. This new layer, called the Dua’s Layer after Professor Harminder Dua who discovered it, could help surgeons to dramatically improve outcomes for patients undergoing corneal grafts and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  2. Scientists discover new layer of the human cornea

    Scientists have discovered a previously undetected layer in the cornea, the clear window at the front of the human eye. The breakthrough could help surgeons to dramatically improve outcomes for patients undergoing corneal grafts and transplants.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Science Daily

Quotes

  1. "It allows five of the non hospital surgical facilities in Calgary to receive additional work; specifically 200 surgeries each for cataracts, three of those providers will also share equally one hundred corneal transplants" says Health Minister...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Gene Zwozdesky Source: Global Lethbridge

  2. Ms Apanowicz said: "He'd be absolutely cock-a-hoop because it's such a simple idea. It's such a good idea. We actually donated his eyes to help people through getting corneal transplants and now we're giving his glasses. I'm sure he'll be there...
    on Sep 18, 2007 By: Kathryn Apanowicz Source: Buckingham Today

  3. "Before you add this finishing touch to your costume, think about the long-term implications," says Dr. Schwab. "Inflammation and pain are common from improperly fitted lenses; more serious problems include corneal abrasions and blinding...
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Ivan R. Schwab Source: Business Wire (press release)

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