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Cornea

  • Antonio Bergua
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Zusammenfassung

Die stärkste refraktive Struktur des Auges ist die Cornea. Über den Tränenfilm ist sie in Kontakt mit der Luft. Die wichtigste Eigenschaft der Hornhaut ist ihre Transparenz, bedingt durch ihre Avaskularität, die Regularität des Epithels sowie die homogene Positionierung der extra- und zellulären Elemente des Stromas.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Bergua
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  1. 1.Klinik für AugenheilkundeFriedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenDeutschland

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