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The age-related changes of the ciliary muscle of human eyes (33-87 years) were studied on histological meridional sections. Eighty-five melanoma eyes and 10 eyes of normal donors were investigated. The total area and the length of the muscle, the area of the three main portions and the distance of the inner apex of the muscle to the scleral spur were(More)
Nine eyes of five cynomolgus monkeys were perfused through the anterior chamber with cationized ferritin (CF) at normal and increased intraocular pressure. After perfusion with glutaraldehyde, the morphologic appearance of the endothelial lining of Schlemm's canal (SC) and of the adjacent regions was analyzed using tangential and sagittal serial sections.(More)
  • J W Rohen
  • 1979
Scanning electron microscopic studies of the zonular apparatus in 10 human and 17 monkey eyes revealed two functionally different sets of zonular fibers: the "main fiber" and the "tension fiber" system. The two systems are connected, forming a broad, sagittally oriented "zonular plexus" within the pars plicata of the ciliary body. The zonular plexus is(More)
Thirty-one trabeculectomy specimens of patients suffering from primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) who had received no, or only minor, medication prior to surgery were ultrastructurally and quantitatively analysed. Most of the specimens revealed thickened trabeculae, increased amounts of plaque-material deposited within the cribriform layer and an abundance(More)
Intraocular pressure (IOP) and arterial blood pressure (BP) were recorded manometrically in normotensive Wistar Kyoto rats (NR) and stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR). IOP was significantly lower in SHR (7.8 +/- 0.2 mm Hg) compared to NR (15.9 +/- 0.4 mm Hg). In NR, administration of vasoactive substances (kallikrein, bradykinin, angiotensin(More)
We have recently developed a technique for constant pressure perfusion of the aqueous outflow pathway of the eye. Our preliminary studies, conducted in the calf eye, show surprisingly that the manipulations necessary for preparing the outflow pathways and attached corneoscleral shell for perfusion do not greatly disrupt normal aqueous outflow physiology and(More)
The authors studied the posterior attachment of the ciliary muscle in seven young (3-10 yr) and five old (26-34 yr) rhesus monkeys by light microscopy and electron microscopy. Posterior attachment of the muscle bundles consisted of elastic tendons, exclusively. The elastic tendons were continuous with the elastic lamina of Bruch's membrane and were also(More)