Oral epithelial cells cultured under these conditions resembled corneal epithelium
Long-term restoration of damaged corneal surfaces with autologous cultivated corneal epithelium
The researchers did note that there appeared to be increased thickening of the corneal epithelium
and reduced inflammation (cell and flare) seen in T4-treated patients.
Known as MUC1, this forms the sticky coating, the glycocalyx, which covers the microvilli and microplicae on the surface of the corneal epithelium
Other problems included persistent defects in the corneal epithelium
in 26 eyes, all but 2 of which eventually healed, and graft rejection in 13 of 28 eyes.
Lumican modified with keratan sulphate, constitutes one of the major proteoglycans of the corneal stroma, where it stimulates cell migration on the corneal epithelium
and is also believed to play a regulatory role for keratocan.
Normal adhesions for the corneal epithelium
depend on structures known as attachment complexes, which are composed of elements from the basal epithelial cell layer, basement membrane, Bowman's layer and corneal stroma.
05) in Rose Bengal staining, a measurement of damaged corneal epithelium
, when the product was compared to chondroitin sulfate solution.
Inspire is investigating its drug candidate, diquafosol tetrasodium, for potential therapeutic benefit related to the healing of the corneal epithelium
8) However, fluorescein uptake has also been observed in healthy corneal epithelium
, possibly due to normal physiologic desquamation.
The corneal epithelium
consists of a thin layer of transparent cells that covers the central, colored portion of the eye.
Pallikaris, MD for his invention of a method for fast removal of the corneal epithelium
During open-eye conditions the cells of the corneal epithelium
are able to imbibe oxygen directly from the atmosphere, at a partial pressure (PO2) of approximately 155mmHg, which is then passed along a concentration gradient to the stroma.
There was no beneficial change in the time to or extent of healing of the corneal epithelium
4) Distortion of the mires is more noteworthy with RGP lens wearers, as this suggests an alteration to the corneal epithelium
, which is likely to induce refractive changes, often referred to as spectacle blur.