Corneal development associated with eyelid opening.

  title={Corneal development associated with eyelid opening.},
  author={James D. Zieske},
  journal={The International journal of developmental biology},
  volume={48 8-9},
  • James D. Zieske
  • Published 2004 in
    The International journal of developmental…
The development of the cornea as a tissue initiates as early as five weeks in the human embryo. This development continues gradually until the time of eyelid opening, which is associated with major developmental changes. These events, most easily observed in rodents, which are born with closed eyelids, include alterations in the rate of cell proliferation in the epithelium, stroma and endothelium; differentiation of the epithelium; appearance of a tear film and tear-film-associated proteins… CONTINUE READING