Porcine sclera: thickness and surface area.

  title={Porcine sclera: thickness and surface area.},
  author={Timothy W. Olsen and Scott P Sanderson and Xiao Ning Feng and William C Hubbard},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  volume={43 8},
PURPOSE To assess the thickness and surface area of porcine sclera. METHODS One hundred twenty-eight porcine globes were sectioned from the center of the cornea to the region of the optic nerve. Photographs of the sectioned sclera including a millimeter scale were taken. Photographic slides were projected onto blank paper, and the scleral silhouette was traced. Perpendicular thickness measurements were taken at 1-mm intervals from the limbus to the optic nerve. The sclera of 18 porcine eyes… CONTINUE READING
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