Statins for age-related macular degeneration.

@article{Gehlbach2015StatinsFA,
  title={Statins for age-related macular degeneration.},
  author={Peter Gehlbach and Tianjing Li and Elham Hatef},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={2},
  pages={
          CD006927
        }
}
BACKGROUND Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive late onset disorder of the macula affecting central vision. Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in people over 65 years in industrialized countries. Recent epidemiologic, genetic, and pathological evidence has shown AMD shares a number of risk factors with atherosclerosis, leading to the hypothesis that statins may exert protective effects in AMD. OBJECTIVES The objective of this review was to… CONTINUE READING
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