Macular degeneration: recent advances and therapeutic opportunities

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The central retina mediates high acuity vision, and its progressive dysfunction due to macular degeneration is the leading cause of visual disability among adults in industrialized societies. Here, we summarize recent progress in understanding the pathophysiology of macular degeneration and the implications of this new knowledge for treatment and prevention… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrn2007

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@article{Rattner2006MacularDR, title={Macular degeneration: recent advances and therapeutic opportunities}, author={A. S. Rattner and Jeremy Nathans}, journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience}, year={2006}, volume={7}, pages={860-872} }