Anatomy and physiology of the cornea

Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, 04/01/2011

The importance of the cornea to the ocular structure and visual system is often overlooked because of the cornea's unassuming transparent nature. The cornea lacks the neurobiological sophistication of the retina and the dynamic movement of the lens; yet, without its clarity, the eye would not be able to perform its necessary functions.

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