Age-Related Macular Degeneration

 

In this video, Brian VanderBeek, MD, discusses age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of visual acuity loss in the western world among persons over 65 years of age. Dr. VanderBeek provides a synopsis of the pathophysiology, variants and diagnosis of AMD, and reviews the current clinical trials for laser photocoagulation, photodynamic therapy and drug treatments for the disorder.

This video was produced for The Scheie Eye Institute Best Practices in Ophthalmology series by CMEinfo, a registered trademark of Oakstone Publishing, LLC, Birmingham, AL . The complete video may be ordered here.

 

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