Figure 5. Chemical burn injury.

Figure 5Chemical burn injury.

An alkali burn to the human cornea can cause ocular surface failure with neovascularisation, opacification and blindness resulting from LESC deficiency.

From: Limbal epithelial stem cells of the cornea

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