Age-related Macular Degeneration Diagnosis and Treatment by Daniel T. Kasuga B.S. (auth.), Allen C. Ho, Carl D. Regillo

By Daniel T. Kasuga B.S. (auth.), Allen C. Ho, Carl D. Regillo (eds.)

Age-related Macular Degeneration prognosis and Treatment presents —for the retina expert, normal eye care specialist, imaginative and prescient scientist, and people education in those areas—an replace at the present realizing of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), pathophysiology, using diagnostic exams, and the administration of either non-neovascular and neovascular AMD. It additionally seems to be into the long run with power therapies which are now less than research in scientific trials, and at last, covers the scientific economics and societal effect of this significant public well-being factor. unique beneficial properties of this ebook:

· Written by way of top professionals within the field

· Concise but hugely illustrated and useful textual content that courses the clinician via prognosis and remedy of the top explanation for blindness in older Americans

· Covers analysis and healing procedures for either neovascular and non-neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), in addition to much less universal varieties of non-age-related macular degeneration

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Optical coherence tomography (OCT) allows ophthalmologists to visualize the vitreoretinal interface as well as the underlying architecture of the retina and the RPE in exquisite cross-­sectional detail. Moreover, recent implementations of OCT have permitted improved visualization of the choroid in a number of conditions, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Although each of these imaging methods will be discussed individually, in clinical practice they are complementary and often employed simultaneously.

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