"Sclera" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The white, opaque, fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball, covering it entirely excepting the segment covered anteriorly by the cornea. It is essentially avascular but contains apertures for vessels, lymphatics, and nerves. It receives the tendons of insertion of the extraocular muscles and at the corneoscleral junction contains the canal of Schlemm. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sclera" by people in Profiles.
Frugal Method of Notch Modification of Scleral Contact Lenses in the Setting of Complex Ocular Surface Anatomy. Eye Contact Lens. 2022 Feb 01; 48(2):88-90.
Progression From Soft Lens to Piggyback Soft-Scleral Contact Lens System to Facilitate Scleral Lens Use in a Pediatric Patient. Eye Contact Lens. 2021 07 01; 47(7):426-428.
The choroid as a sclera growth regulator. Exp Eye Res. 2013 Sep; 114:120-7.
Intermediate term safety and efficacy of transscleral cyclophotocoagulation after tube shunt failure. J Glaucoma. 2012 Feb; 21(2):83-8.
Characteristics of traumatic cataract wound dehiscence. Am J Ophthalmol. 2011 Aug; 152(2):229-33.
Regulation of the biphasic decline in scleral proteoglycan synthesis during the recovery from induced myopia. Exp Eye Res. 2011 May; 92(5):394-400.
Microarray analysis of choroid/RPE gene expression in marmoset eyes undergoing changes in ocular growth and refraction. Mol Vis. 2008 Aug 11; 14:1465-79.
Ultrasound biomicroscopic documentation of traumatic cyclodialysis cleft closure with hypotony by medical therapy. Eye (Lond). 2004 Aug; 18(8):857-8.
Posterior fixation suture augmentation of full-tendon vertical rectus muscle transposition for abducens palsy. J Neuroophthalmol. 2000 Jun; 20(2):119-22.
Specific roles of alpha-toxin and beta-toxin during Staphylococcus aureus corneal infection. Infect Immun. 1997 May; 65(5):1571-8.