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

Noble, Jason; Chaudhary, Varun
November 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 16, p1759
Academic Journal
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.


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