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Corneal Epithelium

The corneal epithelium is the thin, protective layer encasing the eyeball. Prior to LASIK eye surgery, the epithelium must be lifted or polished away to expose the underlying cornea. Epithelial cells regenerate quickly, facilitating fast healing.