macular area


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Synonyms for macular area

a small yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision

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1,9) In the present case, FAF imaging did not show the typical foveal darkening due to absence of the macular pigments and we observed similar autofluorescence at the macular area compared with peripheral parts of the fundus.
The macular area of the right eye was slightly blurred compared to the other fundus features and appeared raised.
In the advanced AMD group, the macular area of the retina exhibited either neovascularization (abnormal blood vessel growth and bleeding) or a condition called geographic atrophy.
This protection comes from two antioxidants that are found in the macular area in the retina--lutein and zeaxanthin.
If visual limitations have existed since birth, poor development of the macular area of the retina can occur.
In macular edema, abnormal vessels growing in the macular area leak fluid.
At any time during progression of diabetic retinopathy, patients can develop DME, which involves retinal thickening of the macular area.
2-4 Visual symptoms are observed if macular area is involved.
After dilating pupils using 1 drop of tropicamide and 1 drop of phenylephrine hydrochloride at 10-minute interval, we performed OCT scans of macular area.
Burns were applied to macular area of diffuse retinal thickening, treating no closer than 500 um from the foveola and 500 um from the optic disc.
OCT examination of CSR is characterised by a well-defined round or oval serous detachment of the sensory retina in the macular area, as seen in this patient case.
Few patients who are referred for low vision rehabilitation are free of scotomas in their macular area.
At any time during progression of diabetic retinopathy, patients can develop DME which involves retinal thickening of the macular area.
On fundoscopic examination a temporally located ODP associated with cystic changes in the macular area was detected in the right eye, while no pathological changes were seen in the left eye (Figure 1A).