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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An earlier study by another team found markers of oxidative stress in the aqueous humor of people with POAG.
Compared to LOTEMAX GEL (loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic gel) 0.5%, LOTEMAX SM delivers a submicron particle size for faster drug dissolution in tears as well as provides two times greater penetration to the aqueous humor, added the company.
These sphincters respond to muscarinic/adrenergic receptors, thereby regulating the formation of aqueous humor. Ciliary processes have been demonstrated to contain both adrenergic and cholinergic receptors.
The scientists examined miRNA in the aqueous humor that nourishes the front of the eye in a dozen patients with the common, primary open angle glaucoma, another dozen with the rare and even more difficult-to-treat exfoliation glaucoma, and compared the miRNA profile of each to that of 11 people with healthy eyes of a similar age.
Disease severity was graded from 0 to 4 as follows: 0 = normal, without any anterior chamber cells or iris changes; 1 = mild iris vessel dilation and some anterior chamber cells; 2 = iris hyperemia, with some limitation in pupil dilation; 3 = miotic, hyperemic, irregular, and slightly damaged iris, with considerable flare and cells; 4 = severely damaged and hyperemic iris, with a miotic pupil filled with protein and cloudy, gel-like aqueous humor.
The following study will assess aqueous humor prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) concentrations after FLAC (lens fragmentation may influence the inflammatory response and hence prostaglandin production due to cataract density disparities between the eyes) in patients who were pretreated with topical ketorolac compared with patients who did not receive NSAID pretreatment.
Ocular fluids, which include aqueous humor and vitreous fluids, have anti-inflammatory properties [4-6].
Viable Zaire Ebola virus (EBOV) was detected from the aqueous humor 9 weeks after the clearance of viremia (9).
(3) Patients who develop ocular ischemia may exhibit an increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) due to neovascularization; however, aqueous humor production decreases in some patients due to ciliary body ischemia, resulting in no IOP increase.
In the absence of more specific information, we fully immersed cadaver eyes in commercial ophthalmic solutions of 0.3% ciprofloxacin, 0.3% ofloxacin and 0.5% moxifloxacin in order to quantify their penetration rates into the cornea and aqueous humor.
Pseudoexfoliation material accumulates into canals providing drainage of aqueous humor fluid and results in raised intraocular pressure and pseudoexfoliative glaucoma (PEG).