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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


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


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


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


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


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


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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