aqueous humor


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aqueous humor

[′āk·wē·əs ′yü·mər]
(physiology)
The transparent fluid filling the anterior chamber of the eye.
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Non-invasive glucose monitoring of the aqueous humor of the eye.
Drug therapy is used to reduce IOP and therefore prevent further vision loss, typically through either reducing aqueous humor production or by increasing the drainage of intraocular fluid.
Its primary mode of action is through increasing flow of aqueous humor via the trabecular meshwork.
Extracellular glutathione peroxidase and ascorbic acid in aqueous humor and serum of patients operated on for cataract.
Most topical medications reduce eye pressure by either increasing the flow of the aqueous humor fluid out of the eye, or reducing the amount of the fluid produced in the eye.
Aqueous humor was collected from cataract patients attending the Ophthalmology Clinic of the West Norwich Hospital for surgery.
Tau fraction of transferrin is present in human aqueous humor and is not unique to cerebrospinal fluid.
The compound offers a new mechanism of action not seen in conventional glaucoma medications, and has demonstrated the ability to lower intraocular pressure by stimulating aqueous humor outflow via trabecular meshwork by activation of the adenosine A2a receptor.
The Company believes INO-8875, a highly selective adenosine-1 receptor agonist, has significant potential, either as monotherapy or in combination with other glaucoma products, because it uniquely restores the outflow of aqueous humor through the trabecular meshwork, resulting in lower IOP.
The device provides a quick and simple method of shunting aqueous humor from the anterior chamber to a diffuse bleb without the need for a scleral flap.
The concentration of glucose in the aqueous humor (the fluid and blood in the eye behind the cornea and in front of the lens) of rabbits was compared to blood glucose samples.