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M B Shields, J D Shelburne, S W Bell; The ultrastructure of human limbal collagen.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1977;16(9):864-866.
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In human limbal tissue from four glaucomatous and four nonglaucomatous eyes, the average collagen fibril diameter in the inner and outer layers was 100.86 and 115.33 nm., respectively. In both layers the fibrils occupied an average of two thirds of the total area The possible implications of this observation in the trabeculectomy procedure are discussed.
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