COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.

Get the latest public health information from CDC and research information from NIH.

U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Skip to Main Navigation
Skip to Page Content
Skip to Atlas Navigation

Eye, Retina - Degeneration - Gallery

Image of retina degeneration in the eye from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Eye, Retina - Normal in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Normal retina for comparison to Figures 2 and 3.
Image of retina degeneration in the eye from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Eye, Retina - Degeneration in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Mild retinal degeneration, featuring loss of rod and cone photoreceptor processes, single-cell necrosis of outer nuclear layer photoreceptor cells, hypocellularity and disorganization of the inner and outer nuclear layers, and narrowing or absence of the plexiform layers.
Image of retina degeneration in the eye from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Eye, Retina - Degeneration in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Marked retinal degeneration, featuring overall thinning, architectural disruption, loss of almost all cellular elements, and complete absence of the rod and cone photoreceptors and the plexiform layers.