Corneal Hysteresis and its relevance to the Eye

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Francis Carbonaro, MD PhD FRCOphth

Abstract

Together with the tear film, the cornea is the first optical interface of the visual system and is responsible for about 80% of the refractive convergence power of the eye, determining whether a person is emmetropic, myopic or hyperopic. It also acts a barrier against trauma and microbes. The cornea is often described as the “window to the eye”.

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CARBONARO, Francis. Corneal Hysteresis and its relevance to the Eye. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 8, aug. 2020. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://journals.ke-i.org/mra/article/view/2185>. Date accessed: 30 sep. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v8i8.2185.
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