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8) Girard and Beltranena (11) reported mild anterior segment necrosis due to impaired anterior ciliary artery circulation after tenotomy of three or more rectus muscles.
Ultrasonographic studies accomplished in two distinct bovine breeds were able to identify the ciliary artery in 70% of the animals examined (POTTER et al.
However, if there is a patent cilio-retinal artery present, there may be normal foveal perfusion with no loss of central VA; this artery is a branch of the posterior ciliary artery and therefore macular perfusion and function can be maintained (Figure 3).