uveoscleral pathway


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Noun1.uveoscleral pathway - a tubule that drains excess aqueous humor
tubule - a small tube
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
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In the past it was believed that this 'unconventional' uveoscleral pathway accounted for only 10% of aqueous outflow from the eye, with 90% leaving via the trabecular meshwork.
Current products for glaucoma, such as beta blockers and prostaglandins, lower IOP by reducing the flow of fluid into the eye or increasing its drainage through a secondary pathway in the eye - the uveoscleral pathway.
Current products for glaucoma, such as beta blockers and prostaglandins, lower IOP by reducing inflow of fluid in the eye or increasing its drainage through a secondary pathway in the eye - the uveoscleral pathway.