Recent Examples of retina from the Web
Others were just happy to realize their retinas were intact.
As the Washington Post explains looking with unguarded eyes could cause a condition called solar retinopathy, which could cause irreversible sun damage to the retina, which can diminish or distort vision.
The rest of us will still be able to get in on that eclipse action in all its retina-scarring glory, but some fraction of the sun will be visible throughout.
With the refractive nature of our eyes, this leads to a hefty dose for the teeny 1.5mm fovea—the central pit of the retina.
Looking at the sun with the naked eye for any amount of time can permanently damage your retina.
Glaring at the sun for any length of time may result in a serious eye injury in which the retina is damaged by the sun’s radiation.
Spark’s treatment, called voretigene neparvovec, streams genes directly into the retina of the eye.
Looking directly at the sun without proper eye protection can damage the retina, a condition called solar retinopathy.
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