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Re: Sclerotic rings
In a message dated 4/8/01 0:25:36 AM EST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< So, basically, the function of the sclerotic ring is to prevent distortion
of the eyeball by ciliary muscles when a reptile or bird focuses on
something. Because they have powerful ciliary muscles, the sclerotic ring
braces their large eyes. >>
This is as good as any explanation of sclerotic rings I've ever heard.