leukoma

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eye disease consisting of an opaque white spot on the cornea

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Filmed entirely in our laboratory using our highly proficient biologists, the 13 minute video provides an accurate demonstration of the Bovine Corneal Opacity and Permeability assay for eye irritation," states Erin Hill, Vice President and Co-founder of IIVS.
Corneal opacity of non-ulcerated area (figure 2) and ulcerated area (figure 6) are of important factors denoting better corneal wound healing and goes parallel with sooner vision retainment.
According to a press release of UCH, Mrs Aziza Begum was blind because of central corneal opacity (phola) and cataract.
Corneal ulcer, including bacterial keratitis, fungal keratitis and Acanthamoeba keratitis, can cause corneal opacity, deteriorated visual acuity or even lead to some lifelong complications," the authors write as background information in a report in the Archives of Ophthalmology.
The cornea is affected most often, with the most severe lesion being bacterial keratitis that may cause corneal opacity and blindness (2,3).