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- an inner layer made up of retinal vascular endothelial cells that are nonfenestrated and joined tightly by zonulae occludens
- an outer layer of retinal pigment epithelial cells joined tightly by zonulae occludens
Diabetic retinopathy can disrupt this barrier and therefore lead to diabetic macular oedema, which can impair the vision of diabetic patients.
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