Non-exudative age-related macular degeneration

Neelakshi Bhagat, Christina J. Flaxel

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), also known as age-related maculopathy (ARM), is the leading cause of blindness in the Western world (1). It is also the leading cause of irreversible central vision loss in whites over 50 years of age in the United States (2). The disease affects approximately eight million people in the United States (3); its advanced form affects more than 1.75 million people (4).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAge-Related Macular Degeneration, Second Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781420019865
ISBN (Print)9780849372148
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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