2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
2 Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology
Part I: Anatomy
Chapter 2: The Eye
Approximately 25–30 collector channels arise from the Schlemm canal (Fig 2-17) and drain into the deep and midscleral venous plexuses. Up to 8 of these channels drain directly into the episcleral venous plexus as aqueous veins (Fig 2-18), which are visible in the conjunctiva by biomicroscopy.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 2 - Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.