9781632410351 t fc

ISBN : 9781632410351

Publisher :   haylemedical

Language :   English

Category :   Ophthalmology

Publication Year :   2015

Price : USD 90.00

Description :  The biology, management and diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are elucidated in this pioneering book. Age-related macular degeneration is the main reason of incurable central vision loss in developed countries. There have been fast advancements of therapies that today can halt or even reverse aspects of vision loss resulting from AMD among those most critically influenced, and there is hope of future therapies that may even restrict vision loss. This book presents an overview about AMD; an update on the present understanding of AMD, pathophysiology, the usage of diagnostic tests, the management of both non-neovascular and neovascular AMD along with future directions in treatment and its limitations. It also keeps an eye on the future with potential treatment alternatives that are currently under examination in clinical trials.

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