There are five layers anteroposteriorly in the cornea, they are –
- Endothelium – single layer of cells lining the inner surface of Descemet’s membrane
- Descemet’s membrane – endothelium’s basement membrane
- Stroma – comprising close to 90% of total corneal thickness. Comprises lamellae of collagen, ground substances and cells
- Bowman’s layer – homogenous sheet of altered stroma
- Epithelium and its basement membrane – stratified squamous epithelium having 5-6 layers of regular orientation
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