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Corneal Topography MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Corneal Topography
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.380.150
Unique ID
D019781
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019781
Scope Note
The measurement of curvature and shape of the anterior surface of the cornea using techniques such as keratometry, keratoscopy, photokeratoscopy, profile photography, computer-assisted image processing and videokeratography. This measurement is often applied in the fitting of contact lenses and in diagnosing corneal diseases or corneal changes including keratoconus, which occur after keratotomy and keratoplasty.
Entry Version
CORNEAL TOPOGR
Entry Term(s)
Topography, Corneal
Videokeratography
NLM Classification #
WW 220
Previous Indexing
Cornea/anatomy & histology (1975-1997)
Cornea/pathology (1983-1997)
See Also
Aberrometry
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Corneal Topography Preferred
Videokeratography Related
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