Microscopic evaluation of the sequential degeneration and repair of the retinae of albino mice after high-dose laser irradiation.


After irradiation of the retinae of albino mice with a dose of 13 J, using a ruby pulse laser, the lesions were followed for a period of 60 days. Severe degenerations were observed in the outer layer 2-9 days after irradiation. By the 21st day after irradiation, the pigment epithelium started to regenerate and outer segments began to reform. Progressive… (More)