anterior chamber


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anterior chamber

 (ăn-tîr′ē-ər)
n.
The space between the cornea and the iris of the eye, filled with the aqueous humor and communicating through the pupil with the posterior chamber.
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By day 4, the anterior chamber was of normal depth, and trace flare, mild rubeosis iridis, and a small amount of fibrin and hemorrhage were observed in the ventral anterior chamber OS.
Her acute myopia was reversed, anterior chamber deepened and lid oedema improved.
Gross examination of the enucleated eye showed white material in the anterior chamber. Similar white material was present anterior to the vitreous base and extended circumferentially for 360[degrees] (Figure 3, A).
Refractive and topometric maps obtained with Pentacam (Oculus, Germany) were used to evaluate anterior and posterior corneal axial curvature, corneal volume, central corneal thickness, corneal thickness at the thinnest point, anterior chamber depth, anterior chamber angle, and anterior chamber volume before contact lens fitting.
Several studies reported different results in central corneal thickness (CCT), anterior chamber depth (ACD), anterior chamber volume (ACV), anterior chamber angle (ACA) and refraction changes after Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy.5-7 The Sirius rotating Scheimpflug camera (Sirius, CSO, Florence, Italy) provides rapid quantitative information of the anterior segment.8-10 It examines the posterior surfaces of the cornea, CCT, ACD, ACV, and ACA.
To clarify the relationship between IOP increase and the blood-aqueous barrier function in both scalloped iris eyes and nonscalloped iris eyes (control), we measured the IOP values by using Goldmann applanation tonometry and the anterior chamber flare.
In all four cases, an anterior chamber maintainer was inserted and optimal infusion pressure was attained before the intraocular procedure was performed.
Herein we report a rare case of intraocular cilia, which was embedded in the lens at the bulb and protruded into the anterior chamber with localized central traumatic cataract and moderate anterior chamber reaction.
It is mainly due to very small confined space (Anterior Chamber) where surgery is performed.
Also, in patients with active inflammation at baseline, resolution was achieved in more than two-thirds of those treated with XIPERE across three commonly used measures of inflammation: vitreous haze, anterior chamber cells and anterior chamber flare.

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