Experimental deformation of the in vivo cornea
Previous investigations of the mechanical properties of the cornea have dealt with post mortem material which has been reported as having a delayed as well as an instantaneous component in its response to deforming forces. In the present investigation the recovery of the human in vivo cornea after deformation was measured by a photokeratoscope method. the delayed component of the recovery was much smaller than expected on the basis of some published results for the post mortem material.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Contact Lenses, Cornea/, anatomy & histology, Anesthetics, Cornea/physiology, Eyelids/physiology, Fluoresceins, Fluorescence, Humans|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1972 American Academy of Optometry|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||27 Jan 2006|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:29|
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