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Corneal epithelium print that page

The corneal epithelium ( epithelium corneæ anterior layer ) is made up of epithelial tissue and covers the front of the cornea . It acts as a barrier to protect the cornea, resisting the free flow of fluids from the tears, and prevents bacteria from entering the epithelium and corneal

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Corneal endothelium print that page

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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 and

Corneal topography print that page

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evaluation of its results; or in assessing the fit of contact lenses . A development of keratoscopy , corneal topography extends the measurement range from the four points a few millimeters apart that is offered by keratometry to a grid of thousands of points covering the entire cornea. The

Corneal dystrophy of Bowman layer, type II print that page

edit ] References ^ Thiel HJ, Behnke H (1967). "[A hitherto unknown subepithelial hereditary corneal dystrophy]" (in German). Klin Monatsbl Augenheilkd 150 (6): 862–74. PMID   5301630 .   ^ Küchle M, Green WR, Völcker HE, Barraquer J (July 1995). "Reevaluation of corneal dystrophies

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Keratoconus print that page

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function normally. Further progression of the disease may require surgery including intrastromal corneal ring segments , corneal collagen cross-linking, or corneal transplantation . However, despite the disease's unpredictable course, keratoconus can often be successfully managed with little

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

Recurrent corneal erosion print that page

There is often a history of previous corneal injury ( corneal abrasion or ulcer ), but also may be due to corneal dystrophy or corneal disease. In other words, one may suffer from corneal erosions as a result of another disorder, such as map dot fingerprint disease . [ 1 ] [ edit ]

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Corneal keratocyte print that page

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species the migration from neural crest comes in two waves, with the first giving birth to the corneal epithelium and the second invading the epithelium -secreted stromal anlage devoid of cells; in other species both populations come from a single wave of migration. Once settled in the stroma

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

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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