age-related macular degeneration

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Synonyms for age-related macular degeneration

macular degeneration that is age-related

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ARMD is in fact the greatest cause of blindness amongst people over the age of 50 and affects millions of people worldwide.
ARMD is due to the degeneration of the macula, which is the central part of the retina that enables the majority of eyesight.
Epidemiology suggests that the incidence and severity of ARMD could be reduced if patients receive appropriate advice at the very earliest stages of disease," he said.
Potentia's ARMD program focuses on developing new therapies that target ARMD early in the disease process, with the ultimate goal of making ARMD a preventable disease.
Together with its corporate and academic partners, Potentia is developing new approaches to the treatment of ocular chronic inflammatory diseases such as ARMD, diabetic retinopathy, and uveitis.
We then identified disease cohorts for diabetes mellitus (DM) and ARMD by searching for specific ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes (primary or secondary) on seven different types of Medicare claims files for the period 1984-1999: Carrier (Physician Supplier/Part B, 1991-1999 only), Outpatient, Inpatient, Skilled Nursing, Home Health Agency, and Hospice.
Until 10 years ago, ARMD was called senile macular degeneration.
This could explain the clinical success of anti-oxidants in ARMD.
Fortunately, peripheral vision is spared, so ARMD doesn't lead to complete blindness.
ARMD is a disorder resulting from abnormal choroidal neovascularization (CNV), a proliferation of blood vessels that leak fluid and cause progressive damage to the retina, which often progresses to blindness.
ARMD is a disorder resulting from abnormal choroidal neovascularization, a proliferation of blood vessels that leak fluid and cause progressive damage to the retina, which often progresses to blindness.
ARMD is a disorder resulting from abnormal neovascularization, a proliferation of blood vessels that leak fluid and cause progressive damage to the retina, which often progresses to blindness.
chief of the Optometry Section at the DVA Medical Center in North Chicago, has compiled a series of diagnostic tests that can uncover ARMD before any noticeable symptoms occur.