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Lacrimal

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3 out of 19
 

Thinnest part of sclera (AIIMS May 2009)



A Limbus

B In front of the insertion of muscle

C Behind the insertion of muscle

D Equator

Ans. C Behind The Insertion Of Muscle

Ref: Parsons Diseases of the eye/ 20th edn. / Chapter 16/ Page 210

The sclera is the tough white coloured opaque outer covering of the eyeball and is composed of collagen and elastin. It is 1 0.3 mm thick beneath the rectus muscles and is thinnest just behind the seeks insertions.

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