Barrier function in the ocular surface: from conventional paradigms to new opportunities.

Abstract

By providing a physical and immunological barrier, the ocular surface serves the important function of protecting the vision apparatus. The barrier function keeps the cornea relatively dehydrated, preserving transparency for transmission of light. In many instances, dysfunction of this barrier leads to clinical diseases, such as dry eye, infectious… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtos.2014.10.003

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@article{Leong2015BarrierFI, title={Barrier function in the ocular surface: from conventional paradigms to new opportunities.}, author={Yuan-Yuh Leong and Louis Tong}, journal={The ocular surface}, year={2015}, volume={13 2}, pages={103-9} }