Review: mediation of the ocular response to injury.

  title={Review: mediation of the ocular response to injury.},
  author={William G. Unger},
  journal={Journal of ocular pharmacology},
  volume={6 4},
The structure of the anterior segment of the eye provide aqueous humour for metabolic traffic, regulation of intraocular pressure and the maintenance of a functional permeability barrier to separate internal compartments from general systemic influences. Irritative and injurous insults to the eye elicit an acute defensive miotic and vascular response which upsets the aqueous dynamics and provokes the influx of blood plasma proteins into the aqueous chambers. These events are initiated by… CONTINUE READING