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A close-up of the human eye, showing a colorful iris, black pupil, and transparent cornea.
Specialized T Cells Patrol Human Corneas
A new imaging technique puts the immune system of the eye in perspective, challenging a long-held status quo. 
Specialized T Cells Patrol Human Corneas
Specialized T Cells Patrol Human Corneas

A new imaging technique puts the immune system of the eye in perspective, challenging a long-held status quo. 

A new imaging technique puts the immune system of the eye in perspective, challenging a long-held status quo. 

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Microscopic image of nerves in the eye, a pathogen, and t cells
Science Snapshot: Eye Immunity
Lisa Winter | May 26, 2022 | 1 min read
Researchers find that tissue-resident memory T cells in the corneas of mice engender a lasting immune response.
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Woman Receives First Corneal Transplant Made from iPS Cells
Emily Makowski | Sep 3, 2019 | 2 min read
The patient’s vision has improved since the procedure, and her cornea remains clear.
Image of the Day: Mouse Cornea
The Scientist and The Scientist Staff | Jan 30, 2018 | 1 min read
Researchers discover a genetic link in mice between thinner corneas and an increased risk of developing glaucoma.
The Ocular Microbiome
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Oct 1, 2014 | 4 min read
Researchers are beginning to study in depth the largely uncharted territory of the eye’s microbial composition.
Visualizing the Ocular Microbiome
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 12, 2014 | 4 min read
Researchers are beginning to study in depth the largely uncharted territory of the eye’s microbial composition.
New Structure Found in Human Cornea
Chris Palmer | Jun 14, 2013 | 2 min read
The discovery of a thin, durable layer near the back of the cornea may lead to safer corneal surgeries.
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