Anatomy of the Eye: Retina, Vitreous Body, Accommodation, and Hemidecussation

Classified in Physics

Written at on English with a size of 643 bytes.

Anatomy of the Eye

The retina of the eye, lining the posterior two-thirds of the eyeball, is located within the inner tunic.

The jelly-like substance located between the lens and retina is the vitreous body.

True or false: Accommodation refers to the change in lens thickness in order to provide fine focus of an image. The answer is true.

Functions of the Vitreous Body:

  • Maintains shape of eyeball
  • Refracts rays of light
  • Keeps retina smoothly pressed against inner surface of eye chamber

Hemidecussation occurs within the visual projection pathway at the optic chiasm.

Entradas relacionadas: