THE MACULA is the central part of the retina, and the center of a target.
The macula is an area of 5 mm, whose central part, is called the fovea.
It has the highest concentration of light receptors (90% of the cones).
Its function is to distinguish the fine details.
It is essential to the function of recognition to identify a familiar or known face. It allows us to WRITE, READ, RIDE and more.
Treatments for Macula
It is hard to spot a problem in the Macula when the peripheral parts of the retina continue to operate normally. When the macula becomes ill, it is no longer able to perceive the details of the images,
The main diseases that can affect the macula are:
1. THE MACULAR DEGENERATION SENILE
2. MACULAR HOLE
3. THE PUCKER MACULAR