Eye Anatomy Ciliary Body

Eye Anatomy Ciliary Body. Perhaps it is the first of its kind as both the images and texts are authored by an ophthalmologist. The ciliary body is a circular structure that is an extension of the iris, the colored part of the eye.

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It consists of an anterior portion called the pars plicata and a posterior portion called the pars plana. It also contains the ciliary muscle, which changes the shape of the lens when your eyes focus on a near object. It is a muscular ring, triangular in horizontal section, beginning at the region called the ora serrata and ending, in front, as the root of the iris.