An epiretinal membrane is a thin sheet of tissue that can grow on the macula, according to the Eye Institute. It can lead to vision issues due to its film-like consistency. More » Science Human Anatomy

The macula is a small and highly sensitive part of the retina that is responsible for sharp central vision needed to do daily tasks such as reading, driving and distinguishing colors or details. The macula is about five ... More » Science Human Anatomy

The macula has the highest concentration of cones in the eye. Most of the detailed vision comes through the work of the macula. More » Science Human Anatomy
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