By D. Virgil Alfaro III MD, Peter E. Liggett MD, William F. Mieler MD, Hugo Quiroz-Mercado MD, Rama D. Jager MD MBA FACS, Yasuo Tano MD
A well known staff of retina surgeons offers promising new advancements in age-related macular degeneration, with emphasis at the most vital advances some time past 5 years. content material addresses all features of administration, together with anatomy, body structure, and pathophysiology; imaging of the macula in age-related macular degeneration; prevention measures and remedy; remedy; and destiny instructions. Abundantly illustrated and fantastically geared up, this booklet serves as an outstanding reference and textbook.
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28 OBF in patients with exudative ARMD as compared with age-matched controls (132). Tonographic methods of OBF measurement are based on assumptions about the relationship between intraocular volume and resultant intraocular pressure, from which OBF is estimated (133). Comparisons among individuals also assume that factors that may alter the pressure/volume relationship, such as scleral rigidity and axial length, do not vary. However, Yang et al. found the interindividual variation of peak OBF determined by the OBF tonography was so large that valid comparisons among individuals may not be possible (134).
Cell death in regions of the RPE occurs with atrophy of the overlying retina and underlying RPE. The shared epidemiological risk factors, common occurrence of one of these disorders in one eye with the other being present in the fellow eye, and the common occurrence of both forms of ARMD in one eye suggest they share some common etiobiologic phenomena. While control of some aspects of the neovascular forms of ARMD appears to be an attainable goal, the increasing prevalence and lack of any known treatment makes geographic atrophy an increasingly important public health problem.
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Age-related macular degeneration : a comprehensive textbook by D. Virgil Alfaro III MD, Peter E. Liggett MD, William F. Mieler MD, Hugo Quiroz-Mercado MD, Rama D. Jager MD MBA FACS, Yasuo Tano MD