A study on the presence of lymp drainage in the eyes using Quantum Dot(Qdot) based bio Sensing Probe Evaluation of Project Result

Nur I. H., Saçmacı Ş., Erkılıç K., Orhan I.

İCAGAS 2018 International Congress on Agriculture and Animal sciences, Antalya, Turkey, 7 - 09 November 2018, pp.160-167

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.160-167
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Glaucoma is an important disease that affects about 70 million people worldwide and eventually progresses to blindness. It is estimated to be widespread in 2040, affecting about 120 million people. The whole treatment is aimed at removing the increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) and also the height of the IOP of the eye is an important disease that can result in blindness. According to the sources of classical anatomy, there is no lymphatic system in the camera oculi anterior. In current literature, it appears that the Schlemm canal opens to the anterior ciliary veins via veins from the canal iridoscleral gap. Anterior ciliary veins open to corticosae veins, and then join the general circulation system by opening to the ophthalmic external vein. Recent studies using various markers have revealed the presence of lymphatic drainage in the eyes of the human and sheep. It is known that circulation of the lymph fluid originates from lymphoid tissues and the study itself indicated the presence of ocular lymphatic drainage has been detected, suggesting the possibility of the presence of ocular lymphatic tissue.