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Multi-focal electro-retinogram response following sub-threshold nano-second laser intervention in age-related macular degeneration

Chi D Luu, Galina Makeyeva, Emily Caruso, Elizabeth Baglin, Pyrawy Sivarajah, Zhichao Wu, Robyn H Guymer

Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology | WILEY | Published : 2020


IMPORTANCE: The effect of sub-threshold nano-second laser (SNL) treatment on retinal function remains unknown. BACKGROUND: SNL treatment has been studied as a potential intervention in intermediate age-related macular degeneration (iAMD). This study investigated the longitudinal effect of SNL treatment on retinal function. DESIGN: This was a sub-study of the LEAD trial; a 36-month, multi-centre, randomized and sham-controlled trial. PARTICIPANTS: Subjects with iAMD. METHODS: Eligible participants were assigned randomly to receive SNL or sham treatment to the study eye at 6-monthly visits. Multi-focal electro-retinography (mfERG) was performed at each study visit from a study site. The mfERG ..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

Bupa Health Foundation; National Health and Medical Research Council, Grant/Award Numbers: APP1027624, APP1104985, GNT1103013