Sclera

Known as: EYE, SCLERA, scleral structure, White of Eye 
The white, opaque, fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball, covering it entirely excepting the segment covered anteriorly by the cornea. It is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
The objective of this study was to measure the collagen fiber structure and estimate the material properties of 7 human donor… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
PURPOSE The objective of this study was to measure the biomechanical response of the human posterior sclera in vitro and to… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
PURPOSE Excessive axial elongation of the eye is the principal structural cause of myopia. The increase in eye size results from… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE To test the hypothesis that changes in the viscoelastic material properties of peripapillary sclera are present within… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE To develop methods of collagen crosslinking the sclera to increase its biomechanical strength for the treatment of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE The development of high myopia is associated with scleral thinning and changes in the diameter of scleral collagen… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To determine the in vitro permeability of the sclera to high molecular weight compounds and the relationship between… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To assess the mean thickness and surface area of human sclera. METHODS Fifty-five formalin-fixed eye bank eyes were… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The purpose of this study was to learn whether visual form deprivation, which produces myopia in the deprived eye, alters the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The organization of collagen fibrils in the human cornea and sclera was studied by scanning electron microscopy, after digestion… (More)
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