Geographic atrophy: a histopathological assessment.

  title={Geographic atrophy: a histopathological assessment.},
  author={Alan C. Bird and Rachel L. Phillips and Gregory S. Hageman},
  journal={JAMA ophthalmology},
  volume={132 3},
IMPORTANCE Geographic atrophy (GA) is the major cause of blind registration in Western communities, although, with few exceptions, it is less common than choroidal neovascular disease. The variation of phenotype implies that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) does not follow the same course from one case to another and that phenotyping may be important before initiating a therapeutic trial. OBJECTIVE To document photoreceptor and retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cell loss and other… CONTINUE READING
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