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Between the roles of the fovea and macula?

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Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Anatomy

The fovea (1mm diameter) is the name for the central, most sensitive part of the macula (5mm diameter).
The macula is the part of the retina involved in central vision including pattern recognition and color perception.

In brief: Anatomy

The fovea (1mm diameter) is the name for the central, most sensitive part of the macula (5mm diameter).
The macula is the part of the retina involved in central vision including pattern recognition and color perception.
Dr. Ilan Cohen
Dr. Ilan Cohen
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Image

Agree completely with dr. Cohen's explanation.
Just added image that might help visualize the structures.

In brief: Image

Agree completely with dr. Cohen's explanation.
Just added image that might help visualize the structures.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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