On the Design of the Vertebrate Retina
Origins & Design 17:1

 Figure 1 Figure 1. Horizontal cross-section of a high vertebrate eye. A critical tissue omitted from evolutionary discussions of the optimality of the retina is the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE); see Figure 2. (Figure redrawn from R. Adler and D. Farber, The Retina [New York: Academic Press, 1986], p.3)

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