Ocular Anatomy and Physiology: Its Relevance to Transcorneal Drug Absorption and to Vehicle Effects

  • M. Peduzzi
  • A. Debbia
  • A. Monzani
Part of the FIDIA Research Series book series (FIDIA, volume 11)


Owing to easy accessibility of the eyeball, topically applied drugs are widely employed in ophthalmology for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.


Corneal Epithelium Benzalkonium Chloride Drug Penetration Meibomian Gland Vehicle Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Peduzzi
    • 1
  • A. Debbia
    • 1
  • A. Monzani
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of ModenaItaly

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