Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Product Description
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 several new chapters and expansive amount of section updates, this source supplies the latest studies on the pathophysiology and epidemiology of AMD, imaging techniques (OCT, quantitative angiography and autofluorescence), medical and surgical therapies, experimental treatments and visual rehabilitation. Age-Relatated Macular Degeneration also summarizes studies from current clinical trials to remain the gold standard in the provision of care for patients with this disabling disorder.

The updated second edition provides color illustrations throught the entire text in a larger format from the previous edition which is vital to show the retinal/macular changes… Several new chapters including OCT, autofluorescence treatments, and variants…contributers from world renowned experts in the field…an in depth review and analysis of the management of wet AMD including results of recent clincal trials


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