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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Showcases exudative and nonexudative AMD treatment techniques using argon and diode lasers, submacular and macular translocation surgery, photodynamic therapy, radiation, feeder vessel treatment, thermotherapy, and antiangiogenesis drugs. Includes 160 color illustrations.

Showcases exudative and nonexudative AMD treatment techniques using argon and diode lasers, submacular and macular translocation surgery, photodynamic therapy, radiation, feeder vessel treatment, thermotherapy, and antiangiogenesis drugs.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration examines
  • newly developed treatments for CNV
  • immune mechanisms of AMD
  • histopathology of various stages of AMD
  • epidemiology and risk factors for AMD, CNV, and geographic atrophy
  • genetics of AMD
  • risk reduction modalities
  • ICG and OCT imaging
  • clinical trials and research protocols
  • quality of life assessments and the psychosocial aspects of AMD
  • potential applications of a retinal prosthesis
  • retinal pigment epithelium transplantation
    With 1425 references, Age-Related Macular Degeneration will benefit clinical ophthalmologists, pathologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists; optometrists; cell and molecular biologists and biochemists; retinal specialists; AMD researchers; and graduate and medical school students in these disciplines.
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