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Morphometric analysis of Bruch's membrane, the choriocapillaris, and the choroid in aging.
PURPOSE To quantify changes in choriocapillary density and in thickness of Bruch's membrane, the chhorocapillaris, and the choroid in 95 unpaired, histologically normal human maculae aged 6 to 100 years and in 25 Maculae with advanced age-related macular degeneration. Expand
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Histologic features of the early stages of age-related macular degeneration. A statistical analysis.
The age distribution, frequency, and correlation among histologic macular changes, including formation of a basal laminar deposit, drusen, and thickening and calcification of Bruch's membrane, were studied by light microscopy. Expand
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Early stages of age-related macular degeneration: an immunofluorescence and electron microscopy study.
In subretinal neovascularisation capillaries originating from the choriocapillaris must cross Bruch's membrane to reach the subretinal pigment epithelial space. Thus gaps in Bruch's membrane have toExpand
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Morphologic changes in age‐related maculopathy
Age‐related maculopathy (ARM) is a degenerative disorder of the central part of the retina with a rising prevalence in patients 50 years of age and older, and comprises different histopathologicalExpand
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Increased prevalence of disciform macular degeneration after cataract extraction with implantation of an intraocular lens.
After cataract extraction with implantation of an intraocular lens the increased transmission of ultraviolet and blue light may accelerate the development of age-related macular degeneration byExpand
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Is basal laminar deposit unique for age-related macular degeneration?
The ultrastructural nature and distribution of basal laminar deposit, considered to be a precursor of age-related macular degeneration, were studied in 42 human maculae. Expand
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Element analysis of the early stages of age-related macular degeneration.
We investigated the elements in BLD, as well as in surrounding structures in 38 postmortem human maculae by electron-probe x-ray microanalysis. Expand
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Results of penetrating keratoplasty for pseudophakic bullous keratopathy with the exchange of an intraocular lens.
We report on 29 consecutive patients with pseudophakic bullous keratopathy who underwent in one eye penetrating keratoplasty with an exchange of the original intraocular lens for a Pearce tripodExpand
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