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The ad referenced old allegations that then-Coroner Dr. Frank Minyard had taken small pieces of bone and corneas during autopsies, without family permission--accusations that Minyard denied.
Later, America's White supremacy defending commander-in-chief decided that maybe those solar eclipse glasses would come in handy and popped on a pair before damaging his cornea.
Without good hygiene, the lenses can pick up bacteria that can permeate the corneal epithelium, a thin skin-like covering over the cornea.
Untreated, severe dry eye disease can result in scarring, ulceration, infection and even perforation of the cornea, the clear outer layer of the eye that protects the iris, pupil and anterior chamber and accounts for much of the eye’s optical power.
Drops to protect eye corneas exposed by errant blinking are also key. Stimulating facial nerves with acupuncture or massage can also help restore feeling and function—and symmetry.
Presumably this means that, unlike the previous rear-wheel-drive Roadster, the next car will find all four wheels scrabbling for purchase while one’s corneas are pinned to the back of one’s skull.
Improvising tiny instruments Performing cataract surgery on domestic and exotic animals is not uncommon, but Ana's tiny 5mm corneas made her surgery unique.
Another, a fluorescent eye stain, gauges the health of the cornea.
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Origin and Etymology of cornea
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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: the clear outer covering of the eyeball
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