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Corneal renewal and repair are mediated by stem cells of the limbus, the narrow zone between the cornea and the bulbar… Expand BACKGROUND
Ocular trauma or disease may lead to severe corneal opacification and, consequently, severe loss of vision as a result… Expand PURPOSE
In animal eyes, a significant increase in corneal biomechanical stiffness has been found after collagen crosslinking by… Expand This review provides a comprehensive analysis of the structure, neurochemical content, and functions of corneal nerves, with… Expand Diseases affecting the cornea are a major cause of blindness worldwide, second only to cataract in overall importance. The… Expand We determined the "normal" central corneal thickness (CCT) value in human corneas based on reported literature values for within… Expand The proteoglycan superfamily now contains more than 30 full-time molecules that fulfill a variety of biological functions… Expand Hepatocyte Growth Factor (HGF, also known as Scatter Factor) is a powerful mitogen or motility factor in different cells, acting… Expand Despite the obvious importance of epithelial stem cells in tissue homeostasis and tumorigenesis, little is known about their… Expand Keratoconus and other noninflammatory corneal thinning disorders (keratoglobus, pellucid marginal degeneration and posterior… Expand