By John T. Landrum, John Nolan
''This e-book outlines the pathological stipulations of the valuable retina the place the macular pigment is understood to have its maximum involvement in defense opposed to photooxidative harm. The publication makes a speciality of the character of the macular carotenoids, their delivery and accumulation in the retina, and their impression at the etiology of retinal ailments. additionally it is chapters that supply readers an figuring out of the epidemiology and pathology of those illnesses and the recognized elements which give a contribution to them''--Provided via publisher. Read more...
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Visual psychophysical techniques depend on an observer’s direct perception to measure an optical stimulus (Howells et al. 2011). In vivo macular pigment levels can be measured with high accuracy and over the entire visual spectrum utilizing a number of psychophysical approaches. These include heterochromatic flicker photometry (HFP), dichroic spectrometry, color matching, threshold sensitivity, and minimum motion spectrometry (Bone and Sparrock 1971; Stabell and Stabell 1980; Pease and Adams 1983; Pease et al.
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