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REVIEW ARTICLE FOR RESIDENTS
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 66  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 190-194

Anatomy of cornea and ocular surface


Department of Ophthalmology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Dr. Mittanamalli S Sridhar
Department of Ophthalmology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_646_17

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Important functions of cornea in the eye include protecting the structures inside the eye, contributing to the refractive power of the eye, and focusing light rays on the retina with minimum scatter and optical degradation. Considerable advances have taken place in understanding the organization of collagen in the corneal stroma and its clinical significance. In this review, the structure and function of various components of cornea and ocular surface are presented.


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