The mechanism of aqueous humour formation.

  title={The mechanism of aqueous humour formation.},
  author={Chi-ho To and Chi-wing Kong and Chu-yan Chan and Mohammad Shahidullah and Chi-wai Do},
  journal={Clinical & experimental optometry},
  volume={85 6},
Aqueous humour (AH) is an important intraocular fluid responsible for the supply of nutrients to and removal of metabolic wastes from the avascular tissues of the eye. It is also indispensable for the maintenance of the optical properties of the eye. The fluid dynamics of AH are frequently associated with the potentially blinding disease called glaucoma. Pharmacological treatment of glaucoma generally aims to lower the intraocular pressure by reducing AH formation. However, the mechanism… CONTINUE READING