As the protective layer over the eye, the cornea is critical for making sure the eye is ok.
Having said that, it also means that it’s continually in the firing line.
If the cornea suffers any sort of damage, critical that it’s attended to as quickly as possible.
How can the eye heal if every time it blinks, it washes away the healing cells?
The answers is that we put a type of bandage over it so that it can heal while still allowing the eye to function.