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Corneal Ulcer

A corneal ulcer is an open sore in the cornea; and tissue loss because of inflammation produces an ulcer. The ulcer can either be located in the centre of the cornea and greatly affect vision or be placed in the periphery and not affect it so much.

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Quantitative Biomarker to Test Corneal Cell Quality and Life
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A new therapeutic contact lens develoepd acts as a bandage for eye surface injuries. Australian researchers have developed this bandage with an idea t.....
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Stem Cells may Play Significant Role in Corneal Wound Healing
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