Over 2 million Americans suffer from glaucoma . Certain types of glaucoma are directly related to the iris contour. For example, some cases of primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG) involved with pupillary block, which the iris is abnormally positioned towards the anterior . Generally, the iris contour is determined by two factors: external stresses arising from the flow of the aqueous humor (AH) and internal stresses due to the passive and active components of the constituent tissues.
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Patient-Specific Model of Iris Mechanics
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Jouzdani, S, Amini, R, & Barocas, VH. "Patient-Specific Model of Iris Mechanics." Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference. ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B. Naples, Florida, USA. June 16–19, 2010. pp. 949-950. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/SBC2010-19310
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