This case based educational discussion will focus on some of the major and a few of the more obscure pathologies encountered in the cornea.  We will be using the layers of the cornea as 'chapters' for the discussion.  Discussion will focus on pathophysiology, differentials to similar pathologies, treatment options and strategies including therapeutics, procedures, and surgical management.  Genetics and inheritance will also be discussed.

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Jacob Lang, O.D.

Scott Hauswirth, O.D.



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