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Table 1 Parameter values applied in the simulations

From: Fluid and structure coupling analysis of the interaction between aqueous humor and iris

Quantity Value References
Aqueous properties
 Density ρ 1000 kg/m3 Water properties
 Volumetric flux Q 3 µl/min = 5 · 10−8 kg s−1 [28, 29]
 Dynamic viscosity v 0.001 kg m−1 K−1 [30]
 Specific heat Cp 4.178 · 103 J kg−1 K−1 [31]
 Thermal expansion coefficient α 0.0003 K−1
 Thermal conductivity k 0.578 W m−1 K−1 [32]
 Viscosity µ 0.001 kg−1 s−1 [30]
Geometric characteristics of the domain
 Diameter of the anterior chamber DC 13 mm [15]
 Maximum height of chamber hC 2.63 mm
 Minimum radius of curvature of the posterior cornea RC 6.8 mm
 Radius of curvature of the natural lens RL 10 mm
 Height of the iris–lens channel 0.1 mm
 Angle between cornea and iris 30°
Structure properties
 Young’s modulus of cornea 19.1 MPa [33, 34]
 Poisson’s ratio of cornea 0.49 [35]
 Density of cornea 1143 kg/m3 [36]
 Young’s modulus of iris 0.027 MPa [37]
 Poisson’s ratio of iris 0.49
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