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A new layer in the front layer of the human eye has been discovered by researchers at The University of Nottingham.2013
The layer has been called the "Dua's Layer", named after the researcher who led the study, Professor Harminder Dua.
The cornea is located on the front of the eye and allows light to enter. Previously believed for made up of five different layers:
The researchers say that corneal hydrops, a condition that occurs when water from inside the eye rushes in and leads to a fluid buildup in the cornea, is likely caused by a tear in the Dua layer.