• Central high-acuity vision occurs when an image is focused directly on the fovea centralis of the macula lutea. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The part of the eye that provides the most acute vision is the Fovea Centralis (also called the Macula Lutea). (laserfx.com)
  • The average angle between the optic disc and macula lutea of the health human eyes is 7.35±2.15 degrees. (youdao.com)
  • What is the area that includes the optic disc and the macula called? (studystack.com)
  • The macula lutea, which derives its name from the deposition of yellow xanthophyll pigments ( see chapter on simple anatomy ), is located temporal to the optic disc and is bounded by the temporal superior and inferior vascular arcades ( Fig. 1 ). (nih.gov)
  • Although the macula comprises only four percent of retinal area, it is responsible for the majority of useful photopic vision. (nih.gov)
  • Fundus is one of the most important parts in eyeball, especial macula lutea , whose characteristics are of great significance to diagnosis and cure of eyes'diseases. (youdao.com)
  • The macula or macula lutea is an oval-shaped pigmented area near the center of the retina of the human eye and some other animalian eyes . (wikipedia.org)
  • Experimental and clinical evidences strongly indicate the pathogenetic role of immunologic processes in AMD occurrence, consisting of production of inflammatory related molecules, recruitment of macrophages, complement activation, microglial activation and accumulation within those structures that compose an essential area of the retina known as macula lutea. (hindawi.com)
  • macula lutea , vo všeobecnej anatómii stavovcov tiež area centralis - centrálna oblasť) je miesto na očnej sietnici , kde je najväčšia hustota čapíkov a teda aj najostrejšie videnie . (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of the area of atrophy (the macula, or the center of the retina), the result is central vision loss. (quantumhealth.com)
  • At centre is the dark region of the macula lutea, an area free of large blood vessels where the fovea (area of best sight) is found. (sciencephoto.com)
  • The resulting fluid leakage and overgrowth of blood vessels can quickly damage the macula and its rod and cone cells, resulting in severe loss of central vision. (quantumhealth.com)
  • Lutein acts as a filter to protect the light-sensitive photoreceptor cells (cone cells) in macula from potentially damaging forms of light and light-originated free radical damages. (healthfoodemporium.com)
  • For diseases of the macula, Angioplex will replace fluorescein and indocyanine green angiography because it is faster, cheaper, safer, non-invasive, doesn't require dilation, and provides all the advantages of traditional OCT imaging while giving us superior images of the retinal and choroidal microvasculature", says Dr. Philip J. Rosenfeld, Professor of Ophthalmology from the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. (zeiss.com)
  • Regió de la retina temporal situada a uns 2,5 mm del punt cec que presenta una coloració grogosa i en la qual es troba la fòvea central. (termcat.cat)
  • A comparison of some organizational characteristics of the mouse central retina and the human macula. (nih.gov)
  • Of potentially greater relevance is the actual photoreceptor cell density, which is much greater in the mouse central retina than in the human macula, underlying a higher phagocytic load for the mouse RPE. (nih.gov)
  • The potential for early detection and enhancing our treatment of microvascular diseases of the macula is tremendous. (zeiss.com)
  • Macula lutea Área pigmentada que se aprecia en oftalmoscopia al mismo nivel del disco óptico, en el centro del globo ocular, donde se localizan la mayor concentración de conos. (enacademic.com)
  • Ocular coherence tomogram (OCT) of a normal macula. (nih.gov)
  • Zea-xanthin, an important dietary carotenoid, is selectively absorbed into the retinal macula lutea in the eyes where it is thought to provide antioxidant and protective light-filtering functions. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • She was found to have a bull's eye pattern of depigmentation in the macula of both eyes. (hkmj.org)
  • Is the macula the same thing as the macula lutea in your eyes? (healthtap.com)