Ciliary Body

Ciliary Body The structure indicated is the ciliary body. The eyeball consists of a fibrous outer layer, a vascular layer, and an inner layer. The vascular layer of the eyeball consists of: Choroid Ciliary body Iris The ciliary body is triangular in cross-section and encircles the eyeball. It has two components: Ciliary muscle Ciliary processes The ciliary body has three main functions: Accommodation of the lens Production and resorption of aqueous humor Maintenance of lens zonules