By Jennifer I. Lim
This reference showcases exudative and nonexudative AMD remedy thoughts utilizing argon and diode lasers, submacular and macular translocation surgical procedure, photodynamic treatment, radiation, feeder vessel remedy, thermotherapy, and antiangiogenesis medicinal drugs. together with one hundred sixty colour illustrations, Age-Related Macular Degeneration will gain medical ophthalmologists, pathologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists; optometrists; cellphone and molecular biologists and biochemists; retinal experts; AMD researchers; and graduate and clinical college scholars in those disciplines.
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Ultrastructurally, hard drusen contain membrane-bound bodies that are found in what Sarks and associates have described as “entrapment sites,” in which coated, membrane-bound bodies are “trapped” between the RPE basement membrane and the inner collagenous layer of Bruch’s membrane (2). This material is currently presumed to derive from the RPE (5). 15 16 Zamir and Rao Figure 1 A hard druse. A globular hyaline deposit with overlying RPE atrophy. The retina is artifactually detached, thus not shown in this picture (H&E).
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Age-Related Macular Degeneration by Jennifer I. Lim