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 some patients, aqueous humor production decreases due to ciliary body ischemia, and there may be no increase in IOP.
Ciliary sulcus is the space between the posterior surface of the base of the iris and the anterior surface of the ciliary body.
Angle closure without "pupillary block" (iris "crowding"/ anterior ciliary body insertion): deep central AC, peripheral laser iridotomy doesn't change the iris appearance (abrupt peripheral angulation) [right arrow] the angle stays narrow/ closed (Figures 15 and 16);
Miller (2008) also mentioned that protrusion of ciliary body occurs most commonly in horses as a result of scleral rupture posterior to limbus after blunt trauma.
In the eye, immune complex deposits in the vascular endothelium of the conjunctiva, sclera, in the basement membrane of the ciliary body, cornea, along the peripheral nerves of the ciliary body, cornea and along the peripheral nerves of the ciliary body and conjunctiva.
Aqueous humor is produced by the ciliary body of the eye and it flows through the trabecular meshwork to ensure that the eye is firm so that it can function optically.
Additionally, rhabdomyosarcoma, a small round blue cell tumor, has been reported to arise in a ciliary body medulloepithelioma.
The tumour involved the anterior chamber, ciliary body, choroid and sclera, with extension into the episcleral and orbital soft tissues.
In a normal eye, the ciliary body (a muscular structure located behind the iris) produces aqueous fluid and releases it into the posterior chamber of the eye.
By two-dimensional ultrasounography can be seen internal structures of the eye such as cornea, anterior chamber, ciliary body, lens, vitreous chamber and then can be evaluated them [3,9,12].
The aqueous humour is produced by the ciliary body and flows into the posterior chamber of the eye; it eventually works its way to the anterior chamber.
They may originate from the anterior uvea, ciliary body, and less commonly, from the choroid (ESSON et al.
Long hours of VDT use may affect performance of a structure known as the ciliary body of the eye, which controls lens refraction.
Other laser therapies target the colored area of the eye or the ciliary body that produces eye fluid (see picture above).