Trabeculum

Trabeculum

Tissue that is a drainage point for aqueous humor in the eye.
Mentioned in: Trabeculectomy
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Intraocular pressure (IOP) may be raised due to raised episcleral venous pressure or involvement of the trabeculum.
Latin or transliterated Greek words are used, without explanation, in such a way that is bound to puzzle all but the specialist reader: anamnesis (103); vivarium (105); ichthous (153), which is not the proper transliteration of the Greek acrostich "Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior"; trabeculum (184).
The AquaFlow(TM) device is implanted just under the sclera, or white part of the eye, in the trabeculum.