osteogenesis imperfecta

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osteogenesis imperfecta

[¦äs·tē·ō′jen·ə·səs ‚im·pər′fek·tə]
(medicine)
A disease inherited as an autosomal dominant and characterized by hypoplasia of osteoid tissue and collagen, resulting in bone fractures.
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Flat (Kl) and steep (K2) keratometry values, average corneal power (ACP), cylindrical power (CYL), surface regularity index (SRI), surface asymmetry index (SAI), inferior/superior ratio (I-S), keratoconus prediction index (KPI), elevation-depression power (EDP), and elevation/depression diameter (EDD) topography indices were selected for statistical analysis.
Riboflavin/ ultraviolet-A-induced collagen crosslinking for the treatment of keratoconus.
This system determines the presence or absence of keratoconus based on the analysis of twelve topographic indexes derived from corneal topographic analysis of the twelve corneal parameters analyzed, three evaluate the irregularity (CIM = Corneal Irregularity Measurement), mean apical curvature (TKM = Toric Keratometric Mean), and shape of the cornea (Shape Factor).
KISA % index: A quantitative videokeratography algorithm embodying minimal topographic criteria for diagnosing keratoconus.
Eyes were grouped into stages according to the collaborative longitudinal evaluation of keratoconus (CLEK) study group recommendation with respect to the curvature of the steepest corneal meridian (K2) as mild (<45 D), moderate (45-52 D), and severe (>52 D), (31) and according to TCT as corneas less than 400 mm, 400-450 mm, and greater than 450 mm.
KEY WORDS: Transepithelial CXL, Pakistani population, Thin corneas, Accelerated UVA irradiation, Progressive keratoconus.
Brian Boxer Wachler, on a foundation called Giving Vision - to award grants to needy Keratoconus patients for travel expenses and, in several cases, the entire cost of the sight-saving procedure.
The second article in this issue is also related to keratoconus and evaluates the disease from a different point of view, focusing on changes in endothelial cell count and morphology of the posterior surface.
These visual impairment disorders include retinitis pigmentosa, keratoconus, cataract, nystagmus, astigmatism, glaucoma, microphthalmia, anophthalmia, strabismus and myopia.