6. Normal Retinal Appearances

  1. Roy Taylor1,2 and
  2. Deborah Batey3

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119968573.ch6

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

How to Cite

Taylor, R. and Batey, D. (2012) Normal Retinal Appearances, in Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119968573.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, UK

  2. 2

    The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Newcastle, West Northumberland & Gateshead Retinal Screening Service, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658499

Online ISBN: 9781119968573

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Keywords:

  • normal retinal appearances;
  • normal retinas, range of colours and patterns;
  • tortuous vessels;
  • colour of retina, from yellow to pink in light;
  • ‘tiger striping’ in retina, lesions of diabetic retinopathy;
  • variation in background colour of retina, striking;
  • cluster of microaneurysms and haemorrhages;
  • cotton-wool spot

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Light reflection artefact (Figure 6.1)

  • Light reflection artefact (Figure 6.2)

  • Tortuous vessels (Figure 6.3)

  • Tiger striping (Figure 6.4)

  • Tiger striping (Figure 6.5)

  • Myelinated fi bres (Figure 6.6)

  • Myopic crescent (Figure 6.7)

  • Pigmented image (Figure 6.8)

  • Asteroid hyalosis (Figure 6.9)

  • Choroidal circulation (Figure 6.10)

  • Eyelash artefact (Figure 6.11)