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Looking beyond Lucentis on the management of macular degeneration.

Abstract:

PURPOSE: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the developed world. In the past decade, AMD research has improved our understanding of the pathogenesis of the condition. There is no doubt that anti-VEGF therapies will play a major role in the reduction of blindness, but it needs close monitoring and frequent treatments. In this review we summarise the key pathophysiology of the condition and some of the new treatment strategies under development. METHODS...

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Publisher copy:
10.1038/sj.eye.6703008
Journal:
Eye (London, England) More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
6
Pages:
742-750
Publication date:
2008-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-5454
ISSN:
0950-222X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:254196
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uuid:67cfbbc7-bec1-4f2f-b349-51417963d31d
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pubs:254196
Source identifiers:
254196
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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