Age-related macular degeneration: clinical findings, histopathology and imaging techniques.

@article{Zarbin2014AgerelatedMD,
  title={Age-related macular degeneration: clinical findings, histopathology and imaging techniques.},
  author={Marco Attilio Zarbin and Ricardo P Casaroli-Marano and Philip J. Rosenfeld},
  journal={Developments in ophthalmology},
  year={2014},
  volume={53},
  pages={1-32}
}
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness among people over age 55 years in industrialized countries. Known major risk factors for AMD include: age >55 years, history of smoking, white race, and mutations in various components of the complement system. Early AMD is characterized by the presence of drusen and pigmentary abnormalities. Late AMD is associated with central visual loss and is characterized by the presence of choroidal neovascularization and/or… CONTINUE READING
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