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Where is the macula located?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The macula is located in the center of the retina in the back part of the eye. Damage to the macula, such as in macular degeneration, can impair vision. The animation tells you more about the macula.

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