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The corneal endothelium is a monolayer of specialized, flattened, mitochondria-rich cells that lines the posterior surface of the cornea and faces the anterior chamber of the eye . The corneal endothelium governs fluid and solute transport across the posterior surface of the cornea

Corneal transplantation print that page

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Indications for corneal transplantation include the following: Optical: To improve visual acuity by replacing the opaque or distorted host tissue by clear healthy donor tissue. The most common indication in this category is pseudophakic bullous keratopathy , followed by keratoconus , corneal

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The endothelium is the thin layer of cells that lines the interior surface of blood vessels , [ 1 ] forming an interface between circulating blood in the lumen and the rest of the vessel wall. These cells are called endothelial cells . Endothelial cells line the entire circulatory system

Effects of Long-Term Contact Lens Wear on the Cornea print that page

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Membrane – Composed primarily of collagen fibers and protects against injury and infection. Endothelium – Extremely thin, innermost layer that is essential for maintaining corneal transparency. It pumps excess fluid out of the corneal stroma to prevent swelling, which would interfere

Effects of long-term contact lens wear on the cornea print that page

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Membrane – Composed primarily of collagen fibers and protects against injury and infection. Endothelium – Extremely thin, innermost layer that is essential for maintaining corneal transparency. It pumps excess fluid out of the corneal stroma to prevent swelling, which would interfere

Corneal ulcers in animals print that page

Corneal_ulcer

A corneal ulcer , or ulcerative keratitis , is an inflammatory condition of the cornea involving loss of its outer layer. It is very common in dogs and is sometimes seen in cats . In veterinary medicine , the term corneal ulcer is a generic name for any condition involving the loss of

Stroma of cornea print that page

but at right angles to those of adjacent lamellæ. The lamellæ are produced by keratocytes corneal corpuscles), which occupy about 10% of the substantia propria. These lamellæ are made up of bundles of modified connective tissue, the fibres of which are directly continuous with those

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Corneal limbus print that page

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The corneal limbus is the border of the cornea and the sclera (the white of the eye). The limbus is a common site for the occurrence of corneal epithelial neoplasm . Limbus contains radially oriented fibrovascular ridges known as the palisades of Vogt [ 1 ] that may harbour a stem

Congenital stromal corneal dystrophy print that page

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Corneal dystrophy print that page

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The distrophies could be subdivided based on specie affected: Corneal dystrophies in human Corneal dystrophies in dogs Corneal dystrophies in cats Corneal dystrophy in a dog Contents 1 Signs and symptoms 2 Pathophysiology 3 Classification 4 Treatment 5 Prognosis