bullous keratopathy

a pathological condition of the cornea of the eye due to failure in the functioning of its endothelium. It results in corneal oedema, seen as small blisters in the cornea that cause blurring of vision. See Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy.

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corneal degeneration marked by recurring epithelial blebs or bullae that rupture, expose corneal nerves, and cause great pain; it occurs in glaucoma, iridocyclitis, and Fuchs epithelial dystrophy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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