Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Second Edition

by Lim, Jennifer I.
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Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: June 12, 2015

ISBN: 9781420019865

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Addressing a major condition affecting millions worldwide, this source compiles the most practical and groundbreaking research on the etiology, assessment, and treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). With full-color illustrations throughout, this reference explores research advancements that have resulted in novel therapies that offer sight saving, less destructive forms of treatment for exudative AMD, as well as strategies to prevent the progression of non-exudative AMD. With three new chapters and expansive amount of section updates, this source supplies the latest studies on OCT imaging, experimental treatments, new applications for thermal lasers, and gene therapy for AMD. The source also summarizes studies from current clinical trials to remain the gold standard in the provision of care for patients with this disabling disorder.