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Source: University Of Sydney  May 13, 2019  4 years, 11 months, 1 week, 5 hours, 31 minutes ago

What causes Eye Macular Degeneration finally discovered

What causes Eye Macular Degeneration finally discovered
Source: University Of Sydney  May 13, 2019  4 years, 11 months, 1 week, 5 hours, 31 minutes ago
Scientists have found significant differences in the shape and biology of the same type of cell taken from different parts of the retina, according to a study in eLife. The results could help explain why the macula region of the eye is more susceptible to disease than the peripheral retina and reveals a protective mechanism that may be disrupted in disease.


 
The macula is a specialised region within the retina that can be severely affected by diseases of the eye, such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. This study looked at Müller cells, the