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Introduction

  • Jörg Draeger

Abstract

The corneal sensitivity elicits one of the most sensitive defense reflexes of the human body. The threshold is unusually low, especially for the corneal center. This allows us to appreciate pathologic changes of this area early and with a high diagnostic reliability.

Keywords

Diabetic Retinopathy Pathologic Change Contact Lens Retinal Detachment Cataract Operation 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jörg Draeger
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitäts-Augenklinik HamburgFederal Republic of Germany

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