A layer of cells (endothelial cells) on the inner surface of the cornea work like a pump, pumping fluid out of the cornea to maintain its transparency. Without this function, the cornea becomes swollen with water, resulting in corneal oedema. The cornea loses its transparency and becomes hazy, resulting in a loss of vision.
Corneal oedema can be caused by any condition that affects the functioning of these endothelial cells:
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