The Macular and Paramacular Local Electroretingrams of the Human Retina and their Clinical Application

  • Makoto Nagata
  • Yoshihito Honda
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 24)


Since the first attempt by Armington and Associates (1961) to record the electric response deriving from the central retinal area by utilizing a computer, many investigators have tried to register the small retinal potentials evoked by a focal stimulus to a localized retinal area. These investigators have reached a consensus of opinion that in order to record an electrical response from the very localized retinal area efficiently, a combination of red light stimulus and blue background illumination originated by Arden and Bankes (1966) is the most practical.


Stimulus Light Macular Area Retinal Area Background Illumination Test Light 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Makoto Nagata
    • 1
  • Yoshihito Honda
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyTenri HospitalTenri-city, NaraJapan

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