• Corpus ID: 20191092

[Dry senile maculopathy: prevention and treatment in risky cases].

@article{Hruby1983DrySM,
  title={[Dry senile maculopathy: prevention and treatment in risky cases].},
  author={K. Hruby and J. Wiesflecker},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={1983},
  volume={182 6},
  pages={
          570-5
        }
}
In 33 cases of advanced unilateral dry senile maculopathy in which the fellow eye showed initial affection but still had a visual acuity of 6/12, the visual acuity of the better eye was preserved in 27 cases for an average of 4 years and 2 months by sustained intramuscular injections of retinal phosphatides (Etaretin). Four cases did not respond to the therapy and 2 patients may be considered borderline cases. If one eye approaches a terminal stage, sustained phosphatide treatment should be…