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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in their study hypothesized that increase in axial length during accommodation is due to the ciliary muscle contraction.
But the results also led to a new discovery: eyes with myopia had a larger ciliary muscle ring diameter.
The focusing muscle, however, requires the availability of chromium and supporting nutrition to potentiate the uptake of adequate glucose fuel to power the ciliary muscles inside the eye.
Given the observed blood flow improvement measured in the retinal capillary vessels, it is likely that more blood reaches the ciliary body and provides nourishment to the ciliary muscles.
Marfan syndrome is a disorder of connective tissue and is associated with ectopia lentis, flat cornea, increased axial length of globe, hypoplastic iris or hypoplastic ciliary muscles, and various skeletal abnormalities.
Beyond the pupil is the crystalline lens; it's controlled by ciliary muscles to focus incoming light onto the retina at the very back of the eye.
Second, the ciliary muscles don't squeeze the lens.
The refractive surface of the IOL itself changes shape in response to movement of the ciliary muscles, the natural process of accommodation in the human eye.