Episclera

Episclera

The episclera is the outermost layer of the sclera. It is composed of loose, fibrous, elastic tissue and attaches to Tenon's capsule.

In episcleritis, the episclera and Tenon's capsule are infiltrated with inflammatory cells.

Vascular plexus between the conjunctiva and the sclera consisting of two layers of vessels, the superficial episcleral vessels and the deep episcleral vessels.

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