Maculopathy

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A maculopathy is any pathological condition of the macula, an area at the centre of the retina that is associated with highly sensitive, accurate vision.[1]

Examples Of Maculopathies[edit]

  • Malattia Leventinese (or Doyne’s honeycomb retinal dystrophy) is another maculopathy with a similar pathology to wet AMD.
  • Cellophane Maculopathy A fine glistening membrane forms over the macula, obscuring the vision.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kanski JJ. Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach. 6th edition 2007.
  2. ^ Handbook of Ocular Disease Management: Epiretinal membrane Retrieved on 2008-05-14