This is normal fluorescein angiogram of a human retina showing the tunic of capillaries that surround the fovea and rather nicely illustrates the Foveal Avascular Zone (FAZ) discussed in The Simple Anatomy of The Retina. Photograph was made by James Gilman of the Moran Eye Center.
Venous phase fluorescein sodium angiogram of a dark choroid in Stargardt’s disease or fundus flavimaculatus. Stargart’s Disease is a progressive retinal degenerative disease caused by mutations in one of 3 genes, ABCA4, ELOVL4 or PROM1. The disease is a form of juvenile onset macular degeneration affecting the retinal pigmented epithelium (RPE). The disease onset and progression is usually bilateral.
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