Structural changes in the external retinal layers of pigs' eyes that had previously been subjected to blunt non-perforating mechanical injuries have been described. Within minutes of trauma fragmentation of the photoreceptor outer segments and damage to the retinal pigment epithelium was recorded in areas of retina adjacent to the missile impact site on the… (More)
Fig. 11 Electron micrograph of nasal retina of eye removed 3 weeks after trauma, showing regenerating outer segments with cystic spaces, CS, between saccules, vertically orientated discs (arrows), and outer segments containing large quantities of amorphous ground substance, GS. Lamellar inclusion body, IB.