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Retinal Histology and Anatomical Landmarks

  • Stephen H. Tsang
  • Tarun SharmaEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 1085)

Abstract

The wall of the eye consists of three layers: the sclera (the outermost layer), the choroid (the middle layer), and the retina (the innermost layer).

Keywords

Retina Histology Macula 

Suggested Reading

  1. Hogan MJ, Alvarado JA, Weddell JE. Histology of the human eye. Philadelphia: Saunders; 1971. Chapters 5, 8, 9, 11.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jonas Children’s Vision Care, Bernard & Shirlee Brown Glaucoma Laboratory, Columbia Stem Cell Initiative-Departments of Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, Pathology & Cell Biology, Institute of Human Nutrition, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia UniversityEdward S. Harkness Eye Institute, NewYork-Presbyterian HospitalNew YorkUSA

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