Book

Current Issues in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

R Guymer, C Luu

Published : 2014

Abstract

This book brings together the history of our understanding of the disease and its treatments, and brings us to today, where we are on the cusp of major advances in the understanding of this devastating disease and its potential treatments. This book initially addresses the classification of the disease with its signs and symptoms, and then summarizes the current knowledge of epidemiology, risk factors and genetic predisposition. The book then addresses the novel approaches to multimodal imaging of the macula and modern techniques used for testing retinal function. Treatments are then discussed, both highlighting the first treatments tried in neovascular AMD before anti-VEGF treatment became ..

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