supraciliary


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Related to supraciliary: superciliary arch

supraciliary

(ˌsuːprəˈsɪlɪərɪ)
adj
(Anatomy) another word for superciliary
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Bilateral acute angle closure caused by supraciliary effusions associated with venlafaxine intake.
It has been postulated that the scleral lake may facilitate the fluid drainage to subconjunctival space or supraciliary space through an orifice of the Schlemm's canal, disruption of the trabecular meshwork, gaps between the scleral flap and the scleral bed, or transscleral hydraulic conductivity [37].
Ultrasound biomicroscopy confirmed resolution ofthe supraciliary effusion, with deepening of the anterior chamber and widening of the iridocorneal angle (Figures 1 and 2), and Humphrey automated perimetry showed no defects.
Besides, due to the shrinkage of the ciliary body after sonification, the potential space between the ciliary body and the sclera is enlarged, leading to increased outflow of aqueous humor through supraciliary and suprachoroidal space [16, 21].
A proportion of aqueous also leaves the internal eye via the interstitial spaces of the ciliary muscle and the uvea, referred to as the supraciliary space.
Presurgical marking of the supraciliary crease (often 9 to 10 mm above the eyelashes) and the midpupillary line are imperative for accurate placement.
Small, spinelike supraciliary scales between the eye and supraoculars and usually at least 23 dorsal scale rows at midbody distinguish B.
The CyPass MicroStent (CyPass) is a flexible fenestrated microstent made of polyimide material, which follows the curvature of the sclera as it is threaded through a guidewire and applicator into the supraciliary space.

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