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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The surgery, called filtering microsurgery, creates a new opening for the intraocular fluid to leave the eye, and is performed in a hospital or clinic with local anesthesia, and sometimes with sedation.
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Drug therapy is used to reduce IOP and therefore prevent further vision loss, typically through increasing the drainage of intraocular fluid by relaxing certain muscles in the eye.