This can result in the loss of vision over time.
The retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is the pigmented cell layer just outside the neurosensory retina that nourishes retinal visual cells, and is attached to the choroid beneath and the retina above. The 7 functions of the RPE are: 1. light absorption essential 2. epithelial transport 3. spatial buffering of ions. 4. visual cycle. Continue reading “An unusual spot”