By K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD
Offers the basic clinical grounding for present ophthalmic perform. Discussions disguise ocular anatomy, embryology, the biochemistry and metabolism of the attention and the newest advancements in eye-related molecular and scientific genetics reviews. comprises information regarding ocular pharmacotherapeutics, up to date drug details and a dialogue of the criminal features of clinical treatment. final significant revision 2009 2010.
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A, Norma l patient B, Patient w ith Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. Both were taken at the same magnification. Bottom micrograph shows larger, more irregular cells (polymegethism); the 3 dark areas toward the bottom are cornea guttae. (Courtesv of David Palay, MD. ) Figure 2-6 to the transfer of water from the corneal stroma and the maintenance of stromal deturgescence and transparency. Mitosis of the endothelium is rare in humans, and the overall number of endothelial cells decreases with age. Adjacent endothelial cells interdigitate in a complex way and form a variety of adherent junctions, but desmosomes are never seen between normal cells.
And end plates are arranged in clusters over th e entire length of th e muscle. This Levator palpebrae Whitnai l ligament Levator aponeurosis Medial horn --~~~~~~~~~~-1 superioris muscle Fascial slips to orbicularis muscle Lateral horn Figure '-25 A. The upper and lower tarsal plates and their attachments to the levator aponeurosis and to the Whitnaliligament. B. The 3-dimensional organization of the upper eyelid. For convenience, the upper eyelid may be divided into anterior and posterior lamellae.
1998; 17(Sj,48S-492. Descemet's Membrane The basal larnina of the corneal e ndotheli um, Descemet's membrane, is periodic acid- Schiff (PAS)-posi tive (Fig 2-4). It is a tru e basement membrane, and its thickness increases wit h age. At birth, it is 3-4 ~m thick; thickness increases th roughout life to an adult level of 10- 12 flm. It is composed of an anterior banded zo ne that develops in litera and a posterior non banded zone that is laid dow n by the corneal endothelium throughout life (Fig 2-5).