Low-dose radiation therapy for age-related macular degeneration

  title={Low-dose radiation therapy for age-related macular degeneration},
  author={Harald Poestgens and Stefan Bodanowitz and P. Kroll},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
• Background: The study was carried out to evaluate the effect of low-dose radiation therapy in patients with age-related macular degeneration. • Methods: One hundred eyes of 78 patients (mean age 72 years) with different forms of age-related macular degeneration were treated with external beam radiotherapy between 1971 and 1989. In four fractions a total… CONTINUE READING