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Retinal Drusen

Although the presence of retinal drusen does not guarantee that a person will develop macular degeneration, risk factors for disease progression include any enlargement or coalescence of the drusen in the macular region.


Normal Retinal Appearance

  • optic nerve
  • blood vessels
  • macula

Abnormal Retinal Appearance

  • normal optic nerve
  • normal blood vessels
  • scattered drusen in the macular region