Metabolic Influences on the Corneal Sensitivity

  • Jörg Draeger


Previous investigators (Boberg-Ans, 1955) have attempted to study the metabolic influence on corneal sensitivity with inadequate methods. Cystine crystals or calcium deposits will decrease the sensitivity. A premature senile arcus in patient’s with hyperlipidemia will also cause local sensitivity changes.


Diabetic Retinopathy Adult Onset Diabetes Cystoid Macular Edema Laser Coagulation Corneal Sensitivity 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1984

Authors and Affiliations

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

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