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Cornea/Refractive Surgery Quiz 19
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Yichieh Shiuey, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School

March 19, 1997
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Figure 1
Figures 1-2. These are the right and left corneas of a 30 year old man. He denies any pain. The corneas SHOW peripheral corneal thinning OU with an intact epithelium. There is yellowish lipid deposition central to the area of thinning.
Figure 2
Questions
1. What is your diagnosis?
2. What is the epidemiology of this disorder?
3. What is the natural history of this disorder?
4. What are the potentially sight threatening complications in this disorder?
5. How would you manage this condition?
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