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Cornea and Corneal Disease

  • By: Komal Bharat Desai & Jacquelyn Sturm
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The cornea is the transparent and protective front part of the eye that allows light to pass through to the retina. With help from the lens, the cornea refracts light and allows the eye to focus. The cornea is made of ...

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