ciliary body

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the part of the tunic of the eye between the choroid coat and the iris

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7) For the anterior-type of PFVS, the CT and MR findings include a shallow anterior chamber, a small lens, elongated ciliary processes, and enhancement or hyperintensity of the lens and ciliary processes seen on contrast CT or MR, respectively.
The most common findings in the iris, ciliary body and ciliary processes were vascular congestion, edema and perivasculitis, notably characterized by the presence of plasma cells and macrophages.
Inhibition of carbonic anhydrase in the ciliary processes of the eye decreases aqueous humor secretion, presumably by slowing the formation of bicarbonate ions with subsequent reduction in sodium and fluid transport.
1,2,3) This procedure includes argon laser photocoagulation of the ciliary processes after visualization with a goniolens.