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aqueous humour

Physiol the watery fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens
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Clinical manifestations revealed that the lens along with capsule, iris and aqueous humour were protruded out through the penetrating wound in cornea.
Our funniest moments come when we surprise ourselves and we play without inhibition," says Tom Hogan, artistic director of Manchester-based Aqueous Humour.
The effect of alpha-2 agonists on the IOP may be due to its direct vasoconstrictor effect on the afferent blood vessels of the ciliary body leading to reduction of aqueous humour production.
When blood flow in the ciliary vessels, both nasal and temporal, is reduced, which is manifested by a drop in Vmax and Vmin, the aqueous humour zone is at a higher risk of insufficient blood supply than the chorioretinal sectors.
This fluid is called aqueous humour and it maintains the shape of the eyeball.
Plasma and aqueous humour levels of homocysteine in exfoliation syndrome.
Glaucoma is the general term used to describe damage to the optic nerve, most commonly caused by increased pressure in the eye when the fluid within the eye - called aqueous humour - cannot drain away properly.
However, it is well documented that increased levels of progesterone and oestrogen that occur in pregnancy cause dilation of the vessels of the circulatory system leading to decreased arterial pressure and thus a reduction in aqueous humour production (23).
The fluid or aqueous humour within the eye is made up mostly of water, with a solution of protein and other electrolytes.
Lactic dehydrogenase activity in the aqueous humour of eyes containing malignant melanomas.
Aqueous humour was collected at 6, 12 and 24 hr after LPS inoculation and the number of infiltrating cells in the anterior chamber was counted.
and ascorbic acid concentration in the aqueous humour of patients with exfoliation syndrome.