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The procedure employs a laser, similar to the one used in LASIK, to remove a small piece of the cornea to reshape the eye.
Thau says sun exposure can also cause photokeratitis, an inflammation of the cornea, with temporary symptoms of blurry vision, light sensitivity and a burning or gritty sensation.
In July, the bride is to begin a fellowship in cornea, refractive surgery and external diseases at Mass Eye and Ear, where the groom is to begin the third year of his residency.
The cornea is the outer layer of the eye, serving as the first clear layer for the lens.
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Origin and Etymology of cornea
Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, feminine of corneus horny, from cornu
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
CORNEA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cornea for English Language Learners
: the clear outer covering of the eyeball
CORNEA Defined for Kids
Definition of cornea for Students
: the transparent outer layer of the front of the eye covering the pupil and iris
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