Cholesterol-Lowering Eye Drops Could Treat Macular Degeneration (video) Cell Press Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption This video transitions to where it goes inside the eyeball and scans the retina. The white/yellow circle is the optic nerve and the yellowish egg yolk colored deposits are the lipid rich drusen. The patient demonstrated here has many deposits that put them at high risk for developing the more advanced bleeding complication. Credit Cell Metabolism, Sene et al. Usage Restrictions Credit Required Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.