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Cornea

Corneal Diseases BangorCorneal Surgery and Treatment Options in Bangor

The cornea is often called the “window of the eye”. Located on the outermost portion of the eye, the cornea is a clear tissue that lets light into the eye, as well as protects the eye from infection.

While the cornea may appear to lack substance, it is actually a fairly complex piece of tissue. The cornea is made up of five layers, each with their own important job.

While the cornea is surprisingly strong and resilient, it is unfortunately prone to many diseases. Some diseases that affect the cornea include:

If you have any of these corneal diseases and would like to learn about your treatment options, call Vision Care of Maine today!

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