The Nervous System - The Eye

summary of the nervous system in relation to the eye

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Structure of the retina

Light energy is converted to nerve impulses carried along the optic nerve to the brain

rods and cones lie in a layer outermost in the retina against the pigment epithelium and choroid layer

a layer of bipolar cells and ganglion cells lie innermost in the retina

light has to travel through thickness of the retina before it can strike and activate the rods and cones

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