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Eye Disease: Cataract | Conjunctival and Scleral Disorders | Corneal Disorders | Eyelid Disorders | Glaucoma | Infections | Injuries | Lacrimal System Disorders | Macular Degeneration | Movement Disorders | Neuro-Ophthalmologic Disorders | Optic Nerve Disorders | Orbital Disorders | Retinal Disorders | Uveal Disorders

Vision: Vision Disorders | Vision Impairment (Low Vision, Blindness) | Vision Correction Surgery | Eyeglasses & Contact Lenses

Other Topics: General Eye Information | Eye Anatomy | Eye Care | Eye Loss & Prostheses

Corneal Disorders

(Jump to: Corneal Transplantation | General Information

Specific Corneal Disorders: Corneal Dystrophy | Corneal Injury | Corneal Ulcer | Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome | Keratitis | Keratoconus | Keratomalacia | Keratopathy )

General Information
Eye Anatomy: Cornea:St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute
Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease:National Eye Institute/NIH
Corneal Disease:Research to Prevent Blindness

Corneal Dystrophy
Corneal Dystrophy Overviews
Corneal Dystrophies:National Eye Institute/NIH
Crystalline Dystrophy
Bietti's Crystalline Dystrophy:National Eye Institute/NIH
Dystrophy, Crystalline:Medscape Reference
Fuchs Dystrophy
Fuch's Dystrophy:National Eye Institute/NIH
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy:St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute
Dystrophy, Fuchs Endothelial:Medscape Reference
Granular Dystrophy
Dystrophy, Granular:Medscape Reference
Lattice Dystrophy
Lattice Dystrophy:National Eye Institute/NIH
Dystrophy, Lattice:Medscape Reference
Macular Dystrophy
Macular Dystrophy:Medscape Reference
Map-Dot-Fingerprint Dystrophy
Map-Dot-Fingerprint Dystrophy:National Eye Institute/NIH
Cogan's Dystrophy:St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute
Dystrophy, Map-Dot-Fingerprint:Medscape Reference

Corneal Injury
Corneal Injury:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Corneal Abrasion:Aetna InteliHealth
Recurrent Erosion Syndrome:Digital Journal of Ophthalmology

Corneal Ulcer
Corneal Ulcer:Merck Manual, Home Edition

Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome
Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome:National Eye Institute/NIH

Keratitis (Inflammation or Infection)
General Information
Corneal Infections:National Eye Institute/NIH
Keratitis:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Acanthamoeba Infection
Fungal Infections
Fusarium Keratitis:CDC
Herpes Simplex Keratitis
Herpes Simplex Keratitis:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Herpetic Eye Disease Study:National Eye Institute/NIH
Other Types of Keratitis
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus, see Infectious Diseases, Shingles
Peripheral Ulcerative Keratitis:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Superficial Punctate Keratitis:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Corneal Flash Burns (Ultraviolet Keratitis):eMedicine Consumer Health

Keratoconus (Conical Cornea)
Keratoconus:National Eye Institute/NIH
What is Keratoconus?:Keratoconus Center
Treatment Options for Keratoconus:Keratoconus Center
Treatment Options (for Keratoconus):National Keratoconus Foundation

Keratomalacia:Merck Manual, Home Edition

Keratopathy (Corneal Swelling)
Bullous Keratopathy:Merck Manual, Home Edition

Corneal Transplantation
Eye Bank Association of America
General Information
Corneal Transplants: Restoring Sight With Donor Tissue:Mayo Clinic
Corneal Transplants:EyeCare America/AAO
What is a Corneal Transplant? Is It Safe?:National Eye Institute/NIH
Corneal Stem Cell Transplantation
Stem Cell Therapy Makes Cloudy Corneas Clear:ScienceDaily
Limbal Stem Cells Giving New Hope to Corneal Transplant Patients:University Hospital, New Jersey
Bioengineered Corneal Transplant Procedure Improves Vision in Patients With Severe Damage, Minimal Vision:U.C. Davis

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