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Please help! what is the ocular surface of the eye covered by?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: 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 underneath the conjunctiva or adjacent to functional tissues in the back of the eye socket.

In brief: 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 underneath the conjunctiva or adjacent to functional tissues in the back of the eye socket.
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