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does the conjunctiva cover the cornea

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Foreign body: I can not get you to a specialist, but I do not think you need a specialist. Foreign bodies can be managed by most providers in an ER or urgent care s ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The worse thing that might happen is mild irritation.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: While the eyes might become irritated and be somewhat red when you surface, the water if uncontaminated, will cause no surface damage. Salt water in ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends!: Lubricating drops help to smooth the surface of the cornea, but there is only so much they can do. Conjunctival membranes are from a variety of sou ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Pinke
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Rephrase question: The question doesn't make sense. I don't know what you are asking?
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The iris is inside the eye protected by your cornea and a layer of fluid which prevents the iris from being disturbed. A poke would have to be extrem ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Focusing: The cornea and the lens are actually both types of lenses that focus the light coming into the eye. The cornea has about 40 diopters of focusing powe ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Front window: The cornea is transparent and has refractive qualities. This means that it lets light into the eye, and modifies it by focusing so that you see well. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clement Cheng
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Accommodation: Both the cornea and the crystalline lens function to refract the light into eye. The lens also has the additional function of changing shape through ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
10 years experience Ophthalmology
Cornea and Lens: Both these structures bend the light so that it focuses the light ideally on the fovea. Glasses are used to help get the light perfectly focused on th ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
No: These are structure changes of the conjunctiva.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Epithelium: The cornea, the window at the front of the eye is covered with a skin like tissue termed the corneal epithelium. The rest of the eye surface is undern ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
?xanthalasma: A picture is very valuable for this. Xanthalasma is a possible diagnosis. They Often occur in people of Asian or Mediterranean decent and are symptoml ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
28 years experience Ophthalmology
The cornea is: the anterior (front) portion of the eye. It is composed of five layers (a sixth layer has recently been discovered). It is optically clear, rigid and ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
8 years experience Ophthalmology
The cornea: The are close to 100 sensory nerve fibres to the cornea. One to the clitoris.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Some do: Drops such as visine that cause vasoconstriction (make the blood vessels smaller) can make the eye ball whiter---but can cause problems if used regula ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Empty boney crater: The eye ball is actually a ball--a spherical, squeeshy, rubbery ball. Once removed from its socket, the empty boney crater is basically in the shape o ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Color: Ciliary nerve damage probably will not affect eye color. Damage to the eye from trauma, might cause eye color to get lighter, not darker. Certain ey ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Aqueous humor: The cornea is solid and has no internal fluids,. A cut all the way through will release the fluid from the front of the eye termed aqueous humor whic ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Ouch!: I don't this has ever been studied, but it is not likely to work and would probably be painful.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorraine Brancato
40 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Ordinary contact lenses circulate over the cornea and do not reach the eyeball. However there are optometrists who can fit you with a custom lens (spe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
See anatomy of eye: https://s3.amazonaws.com/healthtap-public/ht-staging/user_answer/reference_image/3574/original/open-uri20120623-7207-1vvsahe.?1340418782 anatomical ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
High bilirubin: Yellow eyes(sclera icterus) are generally a sign of jaundice caused by a buildup of bilirubin in the blood. The build up could be due to serious dise ... Read More
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