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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Cornea

Word! Cornea

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Cornea

(En español: Córnea)

Say: kor-nee-uh

It's part of your eye, but you've probably never noticed it before. The cornea is thin, clear and covers your eye. It's important because it helps you see by focusing light as it enters the eye. So take a good look at your eye the next time you look in the mirror, and try to spot your cornea!