Several veins (4-8 in number, varying in individuals) formed by vein branches from the posterior eye and the ciliary body. They emerge from the episcleral space between the sclera and Tenon’s capsule and drain the choroid into ophthalmic veins.

Also Known As

  • Vorticose Vein
  • Venae Vorticosae
  • Stensen Veins
  • Vortex Veins
  • Vasa Vorticosa
  • Venae Choroideae Oculi
  • Vortex Veins