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. Apr-Jun 2015;59(2):74-7.

AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

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Review

AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

Andreea Gheorghe et al. Rom J Ophthalmol. .
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Abstract

Objectives: The objective of our study was to review the current knowledge on Age- Related Macular Degeneration, including pathogenesis, ocular manifestations, diagnosis and ancillary testing.

Systematic review methodology: Relevant publications on Age-Related Macular Degeneration that were published until 2014.

Conclusions: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common macular disease affecting elderly people in the Western world. It is characterized by the appearance of drusen in the macula, accompanied by choroidal neovascularization (CNV) or geographic atrophy.

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Pigment epithelial detachment
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Fundus autofluorescence - geographic atrophy
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Classic CNV
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Occult CNV
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Classic choroidal neovascularization. Early phase indocyanine green angiogram

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