Choroid

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Overview


This is an image showing the location of the retina, fovea, optic nerve, choroid and sclera.
Sagittal (side) view of the eye showing the location of the choroid in relation to the retina and sclera

The choroid is a layer at the back of the eye situated between the retina and sclera. It consists mainly of connective tissues and blood vessels, which provide oxygen and nourishment to the retinal cells.