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

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

ISBN-10: 1461401240

ISBN-13: 9781461401247

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Age-related Macular Degeneration analysis and Treatment offers —for the retina expert, common 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 appears to be like into the long run with capability remedies which are now lower than research in medical trials, and at last, covers the scientific economics and societal influence of this significant public healthiness factor. detailed positive aspects of this publication:

· Written via top professionals within the field

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

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

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Typical features include retinal hemorrhages, prominent cystoid macula edema, elderly (85 years), and Caucasian. 13) [25–27]. Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome (POHS) Patients with POHS have punched out yellowwhite chorioretinal scars in the midperiphery, chorioretinal scarring adjacent to optic nerve/ peripapillary atrophy, and CNV. 14) [10]. Angioid Streaks Angioid streaks are bilateral reddish-brown subretinal bands radiating from the optic disc representing calcified Bruch’s membrane.

34 J. Jonisch and G. 12 (a) Color photo and (b) fluorescein angiogram of two patients with Stargardt’s disease/Fundus flavimaculatus highlighting retinal flecks and a silent choroid with macular hyperfluorescing lesions Pattern Dystrophy Patients with this condition present with yellow, vitelliform lesions in the macula with reticular hyperpigmentation. Key differentiating features include younger patients with pattern dystrophy and the FA findings. FA shows early hypopigmentation and surrounding hyperpigmentation with late staining of vitelliform areas [51–54].

Spaide RF, Hall LS, Haas A, et al. Indocyanine green videoangiography of older patients with central serous chorioretinopathy. Retina. 1996;16:203–13. Marmor MF. New hypotheses on the pathogenesis and treatment of serous retinal detachment. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 1988;226:548–52. Tittl MK, Spaide RF, Wong D, et al. Systemic findings associated with central serous chorioretinopathy. Am J Ophthalmol. 1999;128:63–8. Yoshida T, Ohno-Matsui K, Ohtake Y, et al. Myopic choroidal neovascularization: a 10-year follow-up.

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