TITLE

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT... Age-related macular degeneration

AUTHOR(S)
Noble, Jason; Chaudhary, Varun
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 16, p1759
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on age-related macular degeneration. It notes that age-related macular degeneration has been the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in Canada. It stresses the significance for patients to undergo regular dilated funduscopic examination to detect subclinical disease progression as well as the importance of smoking cessation in reducing the risk of progression to late-stage disease.
ACCESSION #
55169643

 

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