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  • D Maberley
  • 2004
(1) Neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD) results from the growth of abnormal blood vessels under the retina (choroidal neovascularization). Sudden and permanent vision loss occurs as these vessels grow, leak, bleed, and scar. (2) A human protein, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), is implicated in the development of wet AMD.(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the real-world use, efficacy, and safety of one or more dexamethasone intravitreal implant(s) 0.7 mg (DEX implant) in patients with macular edema (ME). METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study of patients with ME secondary to retinal disease treated at ten Canadian retina practices, including one(More)
BACKGROUND The diabetes screening program in Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario was evaluated to explore which factors may be associated with individuals who had/had not attended screening examinations for diabetic retinopathy. METHODS Exposure data were collected from patient charts for basic demographic and medical history data. The main outcome of(More)
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