ciliary body


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ciliary body

n.
A thickened portion of the vascular coat of the eye located between the choroid and the iris.

ciliary body

n
(Anatomy) the part of the vascular tunic of the eye that connects the choroid with the iris
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Noun1.ciliary body - the part of the tunic of the eye between the choroid coat and the iris; "the ciliary body produces aqueous humor"
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
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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.
A Case of Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma with Ciliary Body Involvement.
The CyPass Micro-Stent is the first MIGS device to leverage an entirely new outflow pathway for excess aqueous fluid in the eye - the supraciliary space, which is the space between the sclera, the white outer layer of the eyeball, and the ciliary body.
However, the long-term followup complications began to appear mainly because of contact between the posterior surface of the iris and the ciliary body, e.
gt; Cyclophotocoagulation damages parts of the ciliary body, the part of the eye that makes fluid and reduces fluid production.
An inflamed uvea is painful and affects the iris, the colored part of the eye; the ciliary body, the structure in the eye that releases a clear liquid; and choroid tissue, the layer of blood vessels and connective tissue--all threatening eyesight.
Table 1 Classification of uveitis Type of uveitis Location State of inflammation Anterior Iris Iritis Ciliary body Anterior cyclitis Iris and ciliary body Iridocyclitis Intermediate Vitreous Vitritis Hyalitis Pars planitis Posterior Choroid Choroiditis Retina Retinitis Neuroretinitis Choroid and retina Chorioretinitis Retinochoroiditis Pan-uveitis All of the above All of the above Table 2 Prednisolone acetate 1% Prednisolone sodium phosphate 0.
Progressive anterior dislocation of the ciliary body with bolstering of the peripheral iris and formation of peripheral anterior synechiae has been described in cases with plateau iris (long term follow up) by ultrasonic biomicroscopy (UBM) [2], as it is the case in our patient (Figure 5 a, b).
On clinical examination, the black colored mass was found to be iris and pinkish mass may be protrusion of ciliary body which got entangled in perforated cornea at 3-4 o'clock position (Fig.
Based on the principle of a plasty, or surgical treatment, of the ciliary body by ultrasound, it produces a partial, gentle and precise coagulation of this area of the eye to reduce production of aqueous humour.
66%) had IOFB in posterior surface of iris and ciliary body.
Ocular involvement in MFS is probably due to the fibrillin in the capsule of the lens, iris, ciliary body, and sclera.