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In previous studies, researchers showed that a layer of cells beneath the retina, the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), ferries glucose from the blood to the retina.
Without good hygiene, the lenses can pick up bacteria that can permeate the corneal epithelium, a thin skin-like covering over the cornea.
As a result, there is damage to the nasal epithelium in the higher recesses of the nose, where the olfactory receptors are located.
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