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the transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye

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In this regard, a committee has been notified for the evaluation after registration of patients for transplantation their eye cornea at the hospital.
The strain created by the vacuum force creates an anatomical modification of the cornea designed to correct myopia.
The people of Faisalabad felt proud over the success of this first project of the country for transplantation of eye Cornea under Lyallpur eye trust.
These cells then produced large amounts of aligned collagen, the natural fibres that make up the human cornea.
This shortage has worsened in recent years, as corneas cannot be used from anyone who has had laser eye surgery.
We believe that our new treatment performs better than a donated cornea," lead researcher Berkay Ozcelik told the website Fresh Science.
Approaches include growing new corneas from stem cells (SN Online: 3/9/16) and creating synthetic corneas using cornea cells and hydrogel.
The surgery called 'keratoplasty' involves the partial or lamellar corneal transplant, namely, the deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) and the Descemt's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK)," Dr Hani Sakla, consultant ophthalmologist and head of the cataract and cornea team at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), told Gulf News.
Muscat: Experts are putting in place plans to begin offering cornea transplant surgery in Oman.
Conclusions: Xenogenic acellular corneal scaffolds can maintain the transparency of corneal grafts about 1-month and permit growth of cells and nerve fibers, and is, therefore, a potential substitute or carrier for a replacement cornea.
The painful condition is caused by an erosion of the layers of the cornea, the translucent outer covering of the eye.
A It's an uneven curvature of the cornea at the front of the eye that distorts vision, resulting in blurring of small print.
Holland is also director of the Cornea Service at the Cincinnati Eye Institute.