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Age-related Macular Degeneration prognosis and Treatment presents —for the retina expert, basic eye care expert, imaginative and prescient scientist, and people education in those areas—an replace at the present figuring out of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), pathophysiology, using diagnostic checks, and the administration of either non-neovascular and neovascular AMD. It additionally appears to be like into the long run with power remedies which are now lower than research in medical trials, and at last, covers the clinical economics and societal impression of this significant public well-being factor. exact beneficial properties of this publication:

· Written through major experts within the field

· Concise but hugely illustrated and useful textual content that publications the clinician via analysis and therapy of the best reason for blindness in older Americans

· Covers prognosis and treatment plans for either neovascular and non-neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), in addition to much less universal kinds of non-age-related macular degeneration

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Fluorescein angiography remains invaluable for studying retinal vascular anatomy and physiology in eyes with neovascular agerelated macular degeneration (AMD). • Optical coherence tomography (OCT) permits visualization of the vitreoretinal interface, retina, RPE, and choroid, though the implementation of enhanced-depth imaging, in exquisite detail. • Indocyanine green (ICG) angiography is useful for differentiating neovascular AMD from masquerading conditions. Introduction Advancements in fundus imaging technology have contributed immensely to our study and understanding of vitreoretinal disease.

Jonisch and G. 12 (a) Color photo and (b) fluorescein angiogram of two patients with Stargardt’s disease/Fundus flavimaculatus highlighting retinal flecks and a silent choroid with macular hyperfluorescing lesions Pattern Dystrophy Patients with this condition present with yellow, vitelliform lesions in the macula with reticular hyperpigmentation. Key differentiating features include younger patients with pattern dystrophy and the FA findings. FA shows early hypopigmentation and surrounding hyperpigmentation with late staining of vitelliform areas [51–54].

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