Video: Macular degeneration
This animation shows the process of macular degeneration in the eye. The macula is the part of the retina that distinguishes fine details at the center of the field of vision. Macular degeneration results from a partial breakdown of the insulating layer between the retina and the choroid layer of blood vessels behind the retina. Macular degeneration results in the loss of central vision only.
This animation shows the process in which light is transformed by the retina as electrical impulses that travel to the brain through the optic nerve.
This animation shows corneal infections resulting from corneal injury.
Diabetes mellitus - retinal conditions
This animation depicts changes to the retina resulting from diabetes mellitus.
This animation shows the affects of untreated glaucoma.
This animation depicts how a cataract is seen in the eye.
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