retinal blood vessels

ret·i·nal blood ves·sels

[TA]
the blood vasculature of the retina, including the branches and tributaries of the central retinal artery and vein, respectively, and the vascular circle of the optic nerve.
Synonym(s): vasa sanguinea retinae [TA]
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When the eyes are dilated, an eye doctor is able to examine the optic nerve, the retina and the retinal blood vessels to assess eye health and even a person's overall health.
Diabetes causes deterioration of the retinal blood vessels resulting in leaking blood vessels at the back the eye (diabetic retinopathy).
Changes in the microcirculation can be explored noni nvasively by studying retinal blood vessels that are visualized in fundus images (Wong and Mitchell 2007; Wong et al.
When this occurs in the retinal blood vessels, visual impairment may result which is called diabetic retinopathy.
Damage to the retinal blood vessels attributed to hypertension evident on the photographs was scored as none, mild or moderate/severe.
Haemorrhages lying on the surface of the retina obscure the retinal blood vessels.
The Tie2 pathway is emerging as a prime target for stabilizing retinal blood vessels against excessive vascular leak and pathologic vascular growth, two major drivers of vision loss in diabetics.
Normally, retinal blood vessels respond to changes in oxygen by expanding during hypoxia and constricting during hyperoxia.
Those who regularly participated in outdoor physical activity had retinal blood vessels that were 2.
high oxygen damages immature retinal blood vessels, resulting in the light-sensitive cells in the retina becoming starved when the oxygen treatment is discontinued.