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Fig. 3 | BMC Ophthalmology

Fig. 3

From: Tractional Descemet’s membrane detachment after ocular alkali burns: case reports and review of literature

Fig. 3

Diagram of cross-section of the anterior segment. a Normally the anterior chamber is quiet and there is an angle between cornea and iris. b In the eyes with chemical injury, there are inflammatory cells and fibrous exudates in anterior chamber. c The fibrous exudates gravitate down in the anterior chamber angle, causing iris adhesions to the Descemet’s membrane. Contraction of the iris causes Descemet’s membrane detachment

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