Posterior segment

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Posterior segment
Schematic diagram of the human eye en.svg
Schematic diagram of the human eye.
Latin segmentum posterius bulbi oculi
Dorlands/Elsevier s_07/13264629

The posterior segment is the back two-thirds of the eye that includes the anterior hyaloid membrane and all structures behind it: the vitreous humor, retina, choroid, and optic nerve.[1]

Some ophthalmologists specialize in the treatment and management of posterior segment disorders and diseases.[2]


See also