Anterior Segment Examination Unit

The anterior segment is defined as all the former structures to vitreous: The cornea, the uvea (iris, ciliary body) and the lens.

The Cornea: is transparent and is situated in front of the other structures.

The ciliary body: is the responsible for the production of aqueus humor and the setting of lens (focused). Production increase of this liquid or its limited drainage, causes a pressure increase within the eye, causing damage to the optic nerve. This disease is known as glaucoma, and when the clinical treatment is not enough, it has a surgery treatment.

The Iris: is the structure, which gives color to the eye and controls the quantity of light to enter the eye.

The lens: it is a transparent lens situated behind the iris and in front of vitreous.

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Bostan Diagnostic Eye Center provides different investigative tools used in diagnosis and follow-up of different anterior segment conditions:

  • Corneal OCT
  • Specular Microscopy
  • UBM
  • Corneal Pachymetry