[Management of age-related macular degeneration. An update].

@article{Lozano2012ManagementOA,
  title={[Management of age-related macular degeneration. An update].},
  author={Isabel Garc{\'i}a Lozano and Santiago L{\'o}pez Garc{\'i}a and Isabel Elosua de Ju{\'a}n},
  journal={Revista espanola de geriatria y gerontologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={214-9}
}
Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of legal blindness in people over 50 in developed countries. It is a multifactorial disease resulting from the interaction of genetic and environmental factors, and the age is the only worldwide admitted risk factor. The socioeconomic impact of the disease reaches enormous proportions, if we take into account the high cost of the available antiangiogenic therapy, the strict schedule of medical visits that it requires, and the impairment that… CONTINUE READING