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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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Though macular thickness had increased at 1st week following PRP, it was not sustained.
Delivery of corticosteroids directly into the eye is more effective than injections adjacent to the eye, according to results from a comparative clinical trial of macular edema in patients with noninfectious uveitis.
LEADING sight-loss charity the Macular Society has amalgamated its two Middlesbrough-based peer support groups.
A LOUGHBOROUGH-BASED peer support group for people affected by macular disease is holding a party to celebrate its 10th birthday this month.
Diabetic macular edema (DME) is the major cause of vision loss in patients with diabetes (1).
An Age-Related Macular Degeneration prevented or its progression slowed down through dietary intake of dark green leafy vegetables and/or supplementation.
The Macular Society and Scottish War Blinded have joined forces to bring the importance of good eye health sharply into focus in Paisley.
Objective: To compare of macular thickness between highly myopic and normal children aged 5 to 8 years using optical coherence tomography.
MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) treatment is not associated with increased risk of systemic adverse events for patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, or retinal vein occlusion, according to a review published online March 22 in JAMA Ophthalmology.
Most macular holes are idiopathic macular holes (IMH), but MH can also be seen in high myopia, trauma, and other situations.
A new support group is being launched to help increase the confidence and independence of people affected by the eye condition - macular disease.
The group, which has been organised by the Macular Society, will meet for the first time next month on Tuesday, September 17, between 2pm and 4pm.