Choroidal Neovascularization

W. Richard Green, David J. Wilson

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Choroidal neovascularization is now considered to be a most important feature in the pathogenesis and treatment of a number of chorioretinal disorders. Since the recognition of its importance, choroidal neovascularization has been described in clinical and pathologic studies of a variety of different ophthalmologic conditions. We have summarized the diseases in which choroidal neovascularization occurs and have reviewed studies on the natural history, clinical findings, and therapy of choroidal neovascularization that provide the basis for the current management of this condition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1169-1176
Number of pages8
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes


  • Bruch's membrane
  • choroid
  • choroidal neovascularization
  • laser photocoagulation
  • macula
  • neovascularization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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