fovea centralis

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fovea centralis

[′fō·vē·ə sen′tral·əs]
(anatomy)
A small, rodless depression of the retina in line with the visual axis, which affords acute vision.
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OCT images shown in Figure 2 (patient's images labeled as "case"), obtained with a Topcon 3D OCT-2000, confirmed the absence of the foveal pit at the expected location of the anatomical fovea.
Burns, "Foveal avascular zone and its relationship to foveal pit shape," Optometry and Vision Science, vol.
SD-OCT is increasingly in use in clinical studies to examine retinal structure-function relationships in children with ROP [19, 20] and has revealed several retinal findings such as subclinical cystoid macular edema, subretinal fluid, absence or narrowing of the foveal pit, increased fovea thickness, and hypoplastic fovea [20-22].
A hyperreflective area was observed on the ELM at the foveal pit. IS/OS junction defect was noted (Figure 7B).