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1
Q

What is the role of the fibrous tunic role?

A

Protection

Includes the Cornea and Sclera

2
Q

What is the role of the Vascular Tunic

A

Vascular

Includes the Iris, Choroid, and Ciliary body

3
Q

What is the role of the sensory/neural tunic?

A

Visual area

Includes the Retina and Vitreous Humor

4
Q

What cranial nerve innervates the iris?

A

CN III, Occularmotor

5
Q

What is aqueous humor?

A

Helps maintain intraoccular pressure, bringing nutrients to the avascular aspect of the anterior eye

6
Q

Where is the aqueous humor created?

A

Created in the ciliary body through plasma filtration, consistently secreted and absorbed

7
Q

Is Vitreous Humor consistently made?

A

No, born with set amount

8
Q

The lacrimal punctum drains into what structure?

A

Lacrimal canal

9
Q

What is the role of the meibomian glands?

A

Oil glands along edge of eye that secrete oil which keeps tears from evaporating too quickly (assists in lubricating the eye)

10
Q

What type of gland is the Zeis gland?

A

Sebaceous gland

11
Q

What is an apocrine gland found in the eye?

A

Moll gland

12
Q

What area has the highest visual acuity?

A

Macula lutea