In vitro studies of corneal wound healing: epithelial-endothelial interactions.

Full-thickness explants of rabbit cornea were grown in organ culture and the migratory behavior of both epithelium and endothelium was observed under different experimental conditions. Following explantation, epithelial migration along the cut surface of the stroma began within six hours. By 24 hours, the epithelium reached the cut edge of Descemet's… CONTINUE READING