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K (Keratitis to Kerotometer)

Keratitis

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Infection of the cornea requiring antibiotic treatment. Causes can include infection vitamin A deficiency dry eyes or poorly cleaned contact lenses.

Keratoconus

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Corneal protrusion into a cone shape resulting in reduced vision even with spectacles. (more…)

Kerotometer

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Instrument used for measuring the front corneal curvature. Important in both contact lens fitting and refractive surgery.