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Anatomy of the Eye (cont.)

Anterior Chamber Angle/Trabecular Meshwork

The anterior chamber angle and the trabecular meshwork are located where the cornea meets the iris. The trabecular meshwork is important because it is the area where the aqueous humor drains out of the eye. If the aqueous humor cannot properly drain out of the eye, the pressure can build up inside the eye, causing optic nerve damage and eventually vision loss, a condition known as glaucoma.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/7/2016

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