Age-related macular degeneration / Edition 2

Age-related macular degeneration / Edition 2

by Frank G. Holz, Daniel Pauleikhoff, Richard F. Spaide, Alan C. Bird
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540064931

ISBN-13: 9783540064930

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Age-related macular degeneration has become the most common cause of blindness. With population ageing AMD will become an ever more prevalent cause of visual loss unless more effective modes of treatment will be found. Here, an expert panel of experienced clinicians and eminent basic scientists provide for an authoritative review on the pathogenesis, epidemiology

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Overview

Age-related macular degeneration has become the most common cause of blindness. With population ageing AMD will become an ever more prevalent cause of visual loss unless more effective modes of treatment will be found. Here, an expert panel of experienced clinicians and eminent basic scientists provide for an authoritative review on the pathogenesis, epidemiology and risk factors, diagnostic methods and imaging modalities for age-related macular degeneration. Many photographs and diagrams add to a clear understanding.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540064930
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Etiology and pathogenesis: epidemiology; genetics; pathogenesis; histopathology.- Clinical manifestation and diagnosis: clinical manifestation and natural process; fluorescein- and indocyanin green angiography; function testing; reading.- Therapy: laser therapy and prophylaxis; photo-dynamic therapy; transpupil thermal therapy (TTT); macular surgery; radiotherapy; pharmacological therapy and prophylaxis; low vision.

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