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International Primary Care Association

Clinical Focus Volume 3 N1

Management of Age Related Macular Degeneration


Visual impairment is a major cause of morbidity. Age related macular degeneration is the most common cause of visual impairment in the over 60’s. Treatment is aimed at preventing further loss of vision but is only suitable for a small percentage of patients. Early identification of these patients and providing lifestyle advice to those patients at high risk of the disease could help to reduce this form of visual loss.

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  • Authors: C Hemmerdinger & D Wong
  • Keywords: Age related macular degeneration, visual impairment, diagnosis, management
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