Determination of the modulus of elasticity of the human cornea

Ahmed El-Sheikh, Defu Wang, David Pye

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    To determine the material behavior of the human cornea in the form of simple relationships between the modulus of elasticity and intraocular pressure (IOP) and to establish the effect of age on the material behavior.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)808-818
    Number of pages11
    JournalJournal of Refractive Surgery
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2007


    • Aged
    • Aged, 80 and over
    • Aging
    • Cornea
    • Elasticity
    • Humans
    • Intraocular Pressure
    • Middle Aged
    • Models, Biological
    • Stress, Mechanical


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