Anatomy of the eye and the healthy fundus

Laurence Quant

in Diabetic Retinopathy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199544967
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607235 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Diabetes Library

Anatomy of the eye and the healthy fundus

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• The anterior segment • The cornea • The sclera • The iris • The lens • The aqueous humour. • The posterior segment • The vitreous humour • The retina • The neuro-sensory layer • The photoreceptors (rods and cones) • The retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) • Bruch’s membrane • The choroid • The macula • The fovea • The retinal vasculature • The optic nerve. • The appearance of a healthy fundus • Normal variations: • Pigmentation • RPE changes • Glare • Pseudophakia • Tortuous vessels • Tigroid fundus • Myopic crescent.

Chapter.  3500 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Ophthalmology

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