The cornea can often repair itself after injury or disease, but more serious conditions, infections, degenerative diseases, deterioration – need treatment.
The cornea also filters out some amounts of the sun’s ultraviolet light.
The cornea also plays a key role in vision. As light enters the eye, it’s refracted, or bent, by the outside shape of the cornea.
Topography, Pachymetry, Specular microscopy,Keratometry tecniques are used to evaluate corneal morphology and function