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a.1.(Anat.) Situated above the choroid; - applied to the layer of the choroid coat of the eyeball next to the sclerotic.
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Optical coherence tomography of the suprachoroid after cyPass micro-stent implantation for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma.
We hypothesized that the HS increase was a consequence of a thermic-induced scleral fibre delamination; in fact, a heating of the suprachoroid, sclera, and conjunctiva during the procedure may occur, given that the transducer produces a thermic halo (1.89 [mm.sup.3]) with a temperature gradient from the ciliary body to the ocular surface.
Choroidal mast cells are frequently located near the blood vessels in the inner vascular layer of the choroid [1-3], while these cells decrease in the outer choroidal layer and there are only a few mast cells in the suprachoroid [1,4].