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The macula or macula lutea is an oval-shaped highly pigmented yellow spot near the center of the retina of the human eye. It has a diameter of around 5 mm and is often histologically defined as having two or more layers of ganglion cells. Near its center is the fovea, a small pit that contains the largest concentration of cone cells in the eye and is...
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Information, resources, and support for people with Macular Degeneration, ... Association for Macular Diseases - Macula Foundation - Mertz Retinal Research ...
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THE Macular Degeneration resource. The Age-related Macular Degeneration CD-ROM is the most comprehensive resource available to patients with Macular Degeneration. ...
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Described is the macula and aspects of this ocular structure. ... A healthy macula ordinarily is capable of achieving at least 20/20 ("normal" ...
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macula n. , pl. -lae ( ) or -las . also macule ( ) A discolored spot or area on the skin that is not elevated above the surface and is
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Macular degeneration — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, risk factors, ... The deterioration occurs in the macula (MAK-u-luh), which is in the center of ...
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... The macula of the retina, the light-sensitive layer of tissue at the back of the ...
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Read about age-related macular degeneration (AMD, ARMD) causes, symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors (hereditary) ... The macula is located in the center of ...
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Founded in 1977, the Macula Society is a forum for new research in retinal ... 2010 Macula Society Membership Applications. Applications are now open. ...
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macula an ... "The English definition for Macula is a central area of the ... The Latin definition for Macula is a stain, mark, spot/blemish, ...
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Macular degeneration (AMD) is damage or breakdown of the macula of the eye. ... It results when abnormal blood vessels form underneath the abnormal macula. ...
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National Eye Institute's publication for people who are at higher risk for Age ... Where is the macula? What is wet AMD? What is dry AMD? What are drusen? ...
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Publication about macular hole, a small break in the macula, which is located in the center of the eye's retina. ... The macula provides the sharp, central ...
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Information about maculae in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... macula lutea, macular area, yellow spot ...
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Information about macula in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. macula lutea ... macula lutea, macular area, yellow spot ...
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Hollingshead Eye Center is one of the largest and most comprehensive eye care facilities in Boise, Idaho and Nampa, ... of the retina called the macula. ...
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Luteininfo.com -- Your source for information and news about lutein. ... The macula is a small area of the retina responsible for central vision, and ...
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Specialists in all retinal disorders including macular degeneration, macular hole and pucker, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal detachment.
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Retina doctor and surgeon, Dana M. Deupree, MD - Palm Harbor and Tampa Bay area, Florida. ... COPYRIGHT © 2007-2008, THE MACULA CENTER " ...
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fragile, they will often leak blood and fluid under the macula, resulting in wet AMD. ... causes rapid damage to the macula that can lead to the loss of ...
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