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Anatomy of the EyeAnatomy of the Eye
By:-
Mr. ASHOK BISHNOI
Lecturer, JINR
Eye Parts - Diagram
IntroductionIntroduction
The eye is a specialized sense organ that
helps us to understand our environment. It
is a sensor...
It is spherical in shaped
It is about 2.5 cm in diameter
situated in the orbital cavity
External Anatomy of the EyeExternal Anatomy of the Eye
Accessory Organs & Eye ProtectionAccessory Organs & Eye Protection
Orbital cavities (bony sockets) –
house & protect the ...
• Lacrimal glands – produce tears that
lubricate & have a
germicidal effect
• Eyebrows – protect against foreign
articles,...
Eyelids – folds of skin that cover the
surface of the eye; close by
reflex action when an object
approaches
• Eyelashes –...
Muscles of eye:-Muscles of eye:-
Extrinsic muscles – muscles located
outside of the eye
that control certain
eye movement...
Intrinsic muscles – muscles located
inside the eye that
help hold the lens
in place & modify
its shape
Layers:-Layers:- There are three layer of the eyeThere are three layer of the eye
1.Sclera – white, outer layer of the eye...
Canals of Schlem – venous passages
that drain the fluid
that accumulates
behind the cornea;
located where the
sclera & co...
2.Choroid layer – middle layer of the
eye; supplies blood
vessels to the eye and
contains dark
pigment granules that
preve...
Ciliary body – intrinsic muscle; smooth
muscle fibers support &
modify lens shape
Iris – colored portion of eye formed b...
Pupil – rounded opening of the iris
through which light passes
• 3.Retina – innermost layer of the eye;
lines its surface...
Eye PartsEye Parts
Rods – cylindrical photoreceptors
found in greatest
concentration on the
edges of the retina; most
com...
Cones – Conical photoreceptors found
in greatest concentration
near the center of the retina;
there are three varieties o...
Fovea centralis – a depression, or pit, in the
center of the retina that contains only
cones; provides for the most acute...
Lens – flexible, biconvex, crystal-like
structure that brings rays of
light into focus and produces
an image on the retina
• Suspensory ligament – holds the lens
in place;
attached to
the ciliary body,
which controls
the amount of
tension
exerte...
Aqueous humor – watery fluid that
provides nutrition
and helps maintain
the shape of the
cornea; found in the
smaller, an...
Vitreous humor – thick, gel-like
substance that fills
the largest chamber
of the eye and helps
to hold its spherical
shape
Blood supply:-Blood supply:-
Carotid artery
Ophthalmic artery
Cilliary artery & Central retinal artery
Eye
Tapetum
Iridescent layer in eye that causes glow in
dark appearance when light shines in - many
animals have this
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  1. 1. Anatomy of the EyeAnatomy of the Eye By:- Mr. ASHOK BISHNOI Lecturer, JINR
  2. 2. Eye Parts - Diagram
  3. 3. IntroductionIntroduction The eye is a specialized sense organ that helps us to understand our environment. It is a sensory unit composed of three parts: receptor, sensory pathway, and a brain center.
  4. 4. It is spherical in shaped It is about 2.5 cm in diameter situated in the orbital cavity
  5. 5. External Anatomy of the EyeExternal Anatomy of the Eye
  6. 6. Accessory Organs & Eye ProtectionAccessory Organs & Eye Protection Orbital cavities (bony sockets) – house & protect the eye • Adipose tissue – cushions the eye
  7. 7. • Lacrimal glands – produce tears that lubricate & have a germicidal effect • Eyebrows – protect against foreign articles, perspiration, & direct rays of light
  8. 8. Eyelids – folds of skin that cover the surface of the eye; close by reflex action when an object approaches • Eyelashes – secrete oils that prevent lids from sticking together
  9. 9. Muscles of eye:-Muscles of eye:- Extrinsic muscles – muscles located outside of the eye that control certain eye movements such as moving the eyeball from side to side or rolling the eyes
  10. 10. Intrinsic muscles – muscles located inside the eye that help hold the lens in place & modify its shape
  11. 11. Layers:-Layers:- There are three layer of the eyeThere are three layer of the eye 1.Sclera – white, outer layer of the eyeball; tough, fibrous membrane that helps to maintain the spherical shape of the eyeball Cornea – part of sclerotic coat; transparent, front part of eyeball through which light waves pass – no blood vessels but lots of nerve endings
  12. 12. Canals of Schlem – venous passages that drain the fluid that accumulates behind the cornea; located where the sclera & cornea meet Conjuctiva – thin, transparent mucous membrane that covers the eyeball
  13. 13. 2.Choroid layer – middle layer of the eye; supplies blood vessels to the eye and contains dark pigment granules that prevent the reflection of light in the eye
  14. 14. Ciliary body – intrinsic muscle; smooth muscle fibers support & modify lens shape Iris – colored portion of eye formed by circularly and radially arranged smooth muscle fibers; regulates amount of light entering they eye by constricting or dilating the pupil
  15. 15. Pupil – rounded opening of the iris through which light passes • 3.Retina – innermost layer of the eye; lines its surface and contains photoreceptors (cells responsible for converting light into nerve impulses – rods & cones)
  16. 16. Eye PartsEye Parts Rods – cylindrical photoreceptors found in greatest concentration on the edges of the retina; most common type of receptor; allow us to see in low light and provide for peripheral vision
  17. 17. Cones – Conical photoreceptors found in greatest concentration near the center of the retina; there are three varieties of cones, each most sensitive to a particular wavelength (color) of light – blue, green, & red; allow for visual acuity (sharp vision) and color vision
  18. 18. Fovea centralis – a depression, or pit, in the center of the retina that contains only cones; provides for the most acute vision & color sensitivity Optic disk (blind spot) – area where optic nerve attaches to the retina; does not contain any photorecptors
  19. 19. Lens – flexible, biconvex, crystal-like structure that brings rays of light into focus and produces an image on the retina
  20. 20. • Suspensory ligament – holds the lens in place; attached to the ciliary body, which controls the amount of tension exerted on the lens
  21. 21. Aqueous humor – watery fluid that provides nutrition and helps maintain the shape of the cornea; found in the smaller, anterior chamber of the eye Fluid in eye:-Fluid in eye:-
  22. 22. Vitreous humor – thick, gel-like substance that fills the largest chamber of the eye and helps to hold its spherical shape
  23. 23. Blood supply:-Blood supply:- Carotid artery Ophthalmic artery Cilliary artery & Central retinal artery Eye
  24. 24. Tapetum Iridescent layer in eye that causes glow in dark appearance when light shines in - many animals have this
  25. 25. The End
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