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Question: What is a layer of blood inside the anterior chamber called?

Answer: Blood in the anterior chamber is called a hyphema. Blood tends to settle to the bottom of the anterior chamber, and can clog up the trabecular meshwork and cause pressure problems.

You might want to hop over to RootAtlas and watch this hyphema video to get a better idea of what they look like.

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Comment by jigs — July 4, 2009



eww!what is that green thing!



Comment by jigs — July 4, 2009



the “green thing” looks like fluorescein to me!



Comment by psikuk10 — November 9, 2011



it is fluorescein ofcourse!



Comment by optometrist — August 12, 2012




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