Exp Eye Res 2022 Mar 10:109029. Epub 2022 Mar 10.
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Madison, WI, 53792, USA; Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, Madison, WI, 53792, USA; McPherson Eye Research Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 53792, USA.
Our goal was to quantify the age-related changes in the dynamic accommodative movements of the vitreous and aqueous humor in iridic, aniridic, phakic and aphakic primate eyes. Six bilaterally iridic and four bilaterally iridectomized rhesus monkeys, ranging in age from 6 to 25 years, received a stimulating electrode in the midbrain Edinger-Westphal nucleus to induce accommodation, measured by a Hartinger coincidence refractometer. One of the four iridectomized monkeys underwent unilateral extracapsular and another monkey underwent intracapsular lens extraction. Read More