Medical Definition of Maculopathy

  • Medical Author:
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Maculopathy: Any pathologic condition or disease of the macula, the small spot in the retina where vision is keenest. Also called macular retinopathy.

Eyeball illustration - Macula

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Reviewed on 12/21/2018

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