publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . 2012

Choroidal Neovascular Membrane

Bhatt Nitul; Diamond James; Jalali Subhadra; Das Taraprasad;
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  • Published: 17 Oct 2012
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Abstract
Choroidal neovascular membranes (CNVs) most commonly occur with age-related macular degeneration (ARMD). Features of ‘dry’ AMD include hard drusen, soft drusen, ­retinal pigment epithelial disruption and geographic atrophy. Patients with extensive small drusen, non-extensive intermediate size drusen or pigment abnormalities have only a 1.3 % 5-year probability of progression to advanced AMD according to the ARED Study (Age-Related Eye Disease Study Research Group 2001). Those with extensive intermediate size drusen, at least one large druse, noncentral geographic atrophy in one or both eyes, or advanced AMD or vision loss due to AMD in one eye, are at risk of vi...
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Medical Subject Headings: eye diseasessense organsgenetic structures
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publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . 2012

Choroidal Neovascular Membrane

Bhatt Nitul; Diamond James; Jalali Subhadra; Das Taraprasad;