ciliary process


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cil·i·ar·y pro·cess

[TA]
one of the radiating pigmented ridges, usually 70 in number, on the inner surface of the ciliary body, increasing in thickness as they advance from the orbiculus ciliaris to the external border of the iris; these, together with the folds (plicae) in the furrows between them, constitute the corona ciliaris.
Synonym(s): processus ciliaris [TA]

cil·i·ar·y pro·cess

(sil'ē-ar-ē pros'es) [TA]
One of the radiating pigmented ridges, usually 70 in number, on the inner surface of the ciliary body, increasing in thickness as they advance from the orbiculus ciliaris to the external border of the iris; these, together with the folds (plicae) in the furrows between them, constitute the corona ciliaris.
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The significant difference was observed among normal lens position and slight and other subluxations of the lens detected by 25 MHz UBM except the minimum distance between lens equator and ciliary process of the subluxated lens (Table 3).
When done as an outpatient procedure, TALC of the ciliary processes also shows promise as a convenient, low-risk, and useful alternative procedure in selected aphakic glaucoma cases that are poorly controlled by medical or surgical measures.
found that the distal and intermediate parts of the ciliary processes presented necrotic changes of the stroma and epithelium, ranging from oedema to vascular congestion; conversely, the basal parts of the ciliary processes and the rest of the ciliary body appeared normal [19, 92].
In contrast to anterior segment optical coherence tomography and Scheimpflug imaging, which do not penetrate past the iris pigment epithelium to a large degree, UBM can show the exact configuration and position of the iris, ciliary body, and ciliary processes even in the presence of opaque media.
Aqueous humour is derived from the blood plasma of the capillaries within the ciliary processes of the ciliary body.
The authors stated that TALC may be a safe and effective alternative method for reducing IOP in eyes that have visible ciliary processes and do not respond to conventional treatments.
Six percent of the eyes (3/46) had four haptics located in the ciliary sulcus (Figure 9(a)), 70% of the eyes (32/46) had four haptics located in the ciliary processes (Figure 9(b)), and 24% eyes (11/46) had haptics located either in the ciliary processes or in the ciliary sulcus.
Laser treatments include neodymium-doped yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser hyaloidotomy/ capsulotomy, argon laser treatment of ciliary processes, or transscleral cyclophotocoagulation [4-7].