Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2021-03-23
ISBN : 0128220635
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
A consolidated view of a complex disorder, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, summarizes the latest evidence-based studies and translates these advancements into practical, actionable knowledge. This concise resource covers the fundamentals of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) diagnosis and treatment along with a modern definition of the disorder that acknowledges the range of presentations that ophthalmologists see in real practice. Offering practical, clinical guidance in addition to capturing new therapeutic approaches in the pipeline, this book is an essential reference for ophthalmologists, optometrists, and researchers. Takes a concise, yet comprehensive, approach to AMD, covering both basic science and clinical guidance. Features clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of AMD, including classification, signs/symptoms, imaging, and differential diagnosis in the pre-optical coherence tomography (OCT) and modern OCT eras. Presents up-to-date information on AMD therapies currently in the development pipeline and offers insights for the future of translational research. Explains molecular genetics and pathogenic events of AMD from both basic and clinical perspectives, which may help readers seek promising new therapeutic targets Contains more than 250 images, with multimodal imaging techniques that clearly demonstrate AMD pathophysiology and clinical pathology.