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Corneal shape and astigmatism: with a note on myopia.
  1. R A Weale
  1. Department of Clinical Ophthalmology, University of London, Moorfields Eye Hospital.


    The elliptical shape and the physiological astigmatism of the normal neonatal human cornea are attributed to the ellipsoidal shape of the eyeball. This in turn is a feature of ocular development. The analysis is used to examine earlier observations on myopia.

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