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n. pl. mac·u·lae (-lē′) or mac·u·las
a. An opaque spot on the cornea.
b. The macula lutea.
2. See macule2.

[Middle English, from Latin.]

mac′u·lar adj.


, maculate
a. macular, rel. a una mácula.
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Objective: To assess visual and anatomical outcome of full thickness macular hole (FTMH) surgery with ILM peeling using brilliant blue G dye.
Dr Rohit Narayan was one of the winners at this year's Macular Society Awards for Excellence.
September 6, 2017 -- Researchers here have created the first patient-derived laboratory model of macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in older adults.
Though macular diseases can vary widely, age-related and similar inherited macular degenerative diseases are all characterized by buildup of debris in the retina, the light sensing tissue in the back of the eye that is crucial for vision.
Those with early age-related macular degeneration are 4.
Contributed by ophthalmologists from Europe, the US, Israel, and India, the 15 articles in this volume outline patterns and etiologies of macular edema and the importance of preserving the photoreceptors at the early stage to retain central visual acuity.
Objective: To know the outcomes of cystoid macular oedema after phacoemulsification in patients with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus using optical coherence tomography.
Diabetic Macular Oedema (DME), a microvascular complication which is caused by the breakdown of the blood-retinal barrier, promotes neuroglial dysfunction and concomitant visual disturbance.
Objective: To determine the frequency of vitreo macular traction (VMT) in patients of diabetic macular edema (DME) as detected on spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT).
Main outcome measures were spherical equivalence, BCVA, axial length, retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness, macular thickness, macular volume, and optic disc area.
Zeon Healthcare has launched a new macular carotenoid food supplement, MacuSave (pictured below).
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