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Synonyms for sclera

the whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering and protection of the eyeball

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Key words: Ageing, Collagen, Cornea, Sclera, Aspirin, Glycation.
Figure l(b) illustrates that in the sclera, as with the cornea, the inhibitors prevented the expansion of the molecular network (p < 0.045).
The Ab-interno technique involves the passage of needle from the inside of the eye to the outside through the sclera.78 The Ab-externo technique involves the passage of a needle from the outside of the eye to the inside through the sclera.
After reformation of AC a straight needle carrying a 9-0 polypropylene suture was placed through the 9O'clock sclera bed parallel to the iris and 0.8mm to 2mm posterior to the posterior surgical limbus.