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Corneal Topography

"Corneal Topography" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Corneal Topography" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Corneal Topography" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 44 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2019
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