Ophthalmology – MCQ 15 – Nourishment of crystalline lens

The crystalline lens derives its nourishment from:
a) Blood vessels
b) Connective tissue
c) Aqueous and vitreous
d) Zonules

Correct answer : c) Aqueous and vitreous

Lens is an avascular structure. Nutrition and oxygen for the lens is derived from the aqueous humor (major part) and vitreous humor.

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