• File Size: 227 KB
    Comprehensive Ophthalmology

    Scanning electron micrographs of bulbar conjunctiva. A, Low magnification. B, Higher magnification showing nonkeratinized epithelium with interspersed goblet cells (*) at different stages of secretion. Before secreting, the goblet cell surface has many microvilli, which are lost as mucin accumulates within the cell in preparation for secretion.