The retina of the newborn human infant.

@article{Abramov1982TheRO,
  title={The retina of the newborn human infant.},
  author={Israel Abramov and John Gordon and Anita Hendrickson and Louise Hainline and Velma Dobson and E Labossiere},
  journal={Science},
  year={1982},
  volume={217 4556},
  pages={265-7}
}
We have examined a pair of eyes from a normal, full-term infant who died at 8 days as a result of accidental injury. Eyes were obtained immediately after death, fixed, and sectioned for light microscopy. Results from both eyes were substantially the same. The macular region was still drastically immature at 1 week. Even though a foveal depression existed, all cell layers were still present across it. Furthermore, the inner nuclear layer was divided into two separate layers. The receptor layer… CONTINUE READING

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