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TITLE Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Treatment Advances
ABSTRACT: Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the leading cause of legal blindness in those over the age of 65 years (1). It currently affects more than 3.7 million Americans, with the number of new cases increasing rapidly due to the increase in the number of elderly individuals. Risk factors include aging; female gender (ARMD is twice as common in women as in men); systemic hypertension; smoking, which increases risk of vision loss by 30-50%; light complexion; and light-colored irides...  Author(s): Jay M. Haynie, OD
Company: Pacific University
Expire Date: 12/01/2006
CE Credits: 3
Price: $59.00
CE Format: Online text/photos
COPE ID: 10701-PS




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