Ophthalmic Diagnostic Photography
The yellowish disc is the head of the optic nerve which connects the eye to the brain. Radiating from the optic are retinal arteries and veins which supply the retina with nutrition. The vessels form an arcuate pattern delineating the macula which produces our central vision. At the center of the macula (in the center of this photograph) lies the tiny fovea which is responsible for our reading vision.
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