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Lacrimal glands

Tears. Lysosomes (antibacterial enzyme) antibodies

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Conjunctiva

Smoothness prevents bacterial........

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Lens

Crystalline protein in cells

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Retina

Photoreceptors = rods and cones.

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Macula lutea

Point and focus - contains cornea.

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Optic disk

Blind spot, axons.

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Macular Degeneration

Macula is damaged

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Choroid

Black

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Vitreous humor

Clear gel - floaters - gives shape to eyeball.

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Aqueous humor

Like CSF, clear fluid.

Comes from ciliary body - secretes it.

Drains via canal of schlemm.

Produces proper pressure in eyeball.

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Glaucoma

High pressure in eyeball.