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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Before each injection, an attempt was made to aspirate intraocular fluid from the globe.
It remains unclear whether EVD-associated uveitis is caused by cytopathic effect of the virus or immune response, but early use of systemic corticosteroids appears to be beneficial, and sampling of intraocular fluid might not be necessary in patients who clinically improve with medical therapy.
5) demonstrated the cellular immune response of peripheral T cells or T cells derived from intraocular fluid against tyrosinase, tyrosinase-related protein 1 (TRP-1) and TRP-2, each of which plays an important role in melanization.
The surgery, called filtering microsurgery, creates a new opening for the intraocular fluid to leave the eye.
Drug Class How it works Dipivefrin Adrenergics Reduces (Propine); intraocular pressure brimonidine (Alphagan) Apraclonidine Alpha-2 Decreases intraocular fluid (Lopidine) adrenergics production; increases drainage Betaxolol Beta blockers Decreases (Betoptic) intraocular fluid production Brinzolamide Carbonic Decreases anhydrase intraocular (Azopt) inhibitors fluid production Pilocarpine Cholinergics Increases drainage of (Isopto) intraocular fluid Dorzolomide Combination Decreases beta blocker/ intraocular (Cosopt) carbonic fluid anhydrase production inhibitor Travaprost Prostaglandin Increases analogs drainage of (Travatan) intraocular fluid