Drusen as risk factors in age-related macular disease.

@article{Pauleikhoff1990DrusenAR,
  title={Drusen as risk factors in age-related macular disease.},
  author={Daniel Pauleikhoff and Michael J Barondes and Darwin C Minassian and Iain H Chisholm and Alan C. Bird},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1990},
  volume={109 1},
  pages={38-43}
}
In a study of 150 consecutive patients with age-related macular disease and unilateral visual loss, the drusen in the better eye were analyzed for size, number, density, and fluorescein angiographic appearance, and these characteristics were compared with the type of the lesion causing visual loss in the contralateral eye. In the fellow eye of an eye with avascular detachment of the retinal pigment epithelium, the drusen were more densely packed, larger, and less fluorescent than in the fellow… CONTINUE READING

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