Which of the following statements is correct?
(1) Cornea is an external, transparent and protective proteinacious covering of the eye-ball.
(2) Cornea consists of dense connective tissue of elastin and can repair itself. (3) Cornea is convex, transparent layer which is highly vascularised.
(4) Cornea consists of dense matrix of collagen and is the most sensitive portion the eye.
Cornea consists of dense matrix of collagen and corneal epithelium. It is the most sensitive part of eye.
The covering of the eye ball is not cornea but mainly sclera. Cornea only covers one-third part.
So, the correct answer is option (4).
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