Corpus ID: 43873294

Corneal epithelial wound healing.

  title={Corneal epithelial wound healing.},
  author={V. Agrawal and R. J. Tsai},
  journal={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={51 1},
  • V. Agrawal, R. J. Tsai
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Indian journal of ophthalmology
  • One of the important functions of the cornea is to maintain normal vision by refracting light onto the lens and retina. This property is dependent in part on the ability of the corneal epithelium to undergo continuous renewal. Epithelial renewal is essential because it enables this tissue to act as a barrier that protects the corneal interior from becoming infected by noxious environmental agents. The renewal process also maintains the smooth optical surface of the cornea. This rate of renewal… CONTINUE READING

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