Retinal Vessels

The vessels found on top of the retina at the back of the eye that look like "tree branches" when viewed by an ophthalmologist during an eye exam.

Retinal vessels are the vessels found on top of the retina at the back of the eye that look like "tree branches" when viewed by an ophthalmologist during an eye exam. These vessels become damaged and leaky during eye diseases like diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity and other diseases.