vitreous humour


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vitreous humour

the aqueous fluid contained within the interstices of the vitreous body
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Table 1: Summary of typical damage to ocular tissue from IR exposure Ocular Structure Typical Damage Cornea Loss of transparency, opacification, haze, exfoliation, debris Aqueous Humour Flare Iris Swelling, cell death, miosis, hyperaemia/inflammation Lens Anterior opacities, sutures more visible Vitreous Humour Haze Retina Oedema, burns, depigmentation Table 2: Infrared sources and their detailed effects on the eye Wavelength Sources 400-700nm Sun, broad band arc lamps, flash and incandescent lamps 488, 514.
The lens absorbs a small but significant amount of near infrared up to 1,400nm; an even smaller proportion of IR-A is absorbed by the aqueous and vitreous humours, the remainder passing through to the retina.
He asked: "It is the case, is it not, that the sequence of evidence I've just outlined to you is compelling evidence that that vitreous humour is likely to have come from Henri Paul and is virtually conclusive of the alcohol level in his body?
Pharmaceutical researchers at the University of East Anglia have revealed that they are developing an artificial form of vitreous humour so that it can be replaced following surgery or if it has been damaged or degenerated for other reasons.
People with diabetes commonly experience blindness, or a reduction in sight, when a lack of oxygen at the back of the eye causes tiny blood vessels to overgrow into the vitreous humour, which is a jelly like substance.
Pharmaceutical researchers at the University of East Anglia have revealed that they are developing an artificial form of this vitreous humour so that it can be replaced following surgery or if it has been damaged or degenerated for other reasons.