The Effect of Timolol on the Iris Vascular Tone in Rats
Thursday, June 28 2018 @ 06:35 EEST
Dragos-Constantin Lunca, Horia Paunescu, Mihnea Costescu, Laurentiu Coman, Ion Fulga
Vascular tone is generally controlled by both the humoral component and the neuro-vegetative component. Regarding the second one, catecholaminergic sympathetic innervation of blood vessels is almost a rule in the body[1,2].
It is known that the iris is sympathetically inner-vated, both at the level of the iris dilator muscle[1,2] and at the level of iris blood vessels. Cathecolamines are responsible for vasoconstriction and, in some vascular beds, vasodilation. [...]View full article