General Overview on Age-Related Macular Degeneration | OOLS |

Hasanain Shikari, a practicing ophthalmologist begins with the basics by introducing the 10 retinal layers and their physiological functions. He then starts an overview on Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) in detail:

1. Definition (04:28)

2. Risk factors (05:00)

3. Classification (07:05)

a. Dry AMD (07:40)

b. Wet AMD (08:05)

4. AREDS Classification (08:40)

5. Pathophysiology (10:00)

a. Dry AMD (11:05)

b. Wet AMD (12:20)

6. Signs and symptoms (13:45)

a. Early-stage dry AMD (13:45)

b. Late-stage dry AMD (15:28)

c. Wet AMD (16:28)

7. Examination and testing (18:13)

a. Amsler grid (19:10)

b. Fundus examination (20:27)

c. Fluorescein Angiogram (21:18)

d. Optical Coherence Tomography (22:30)

i. Dry AMD (22:52)

ii. Wet AMD (23:48)

e. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (25:00)

f. Indocyanine green angiography (27:01)

8. Treatment and Prevention (29:14)

a. Wet AMD (34:33)

b. Refractive correction/Low vision aids (45:32)

9. AREDS (43:36)


In the end, we review some key points to always remember when treating AMD. We conclude with a live Q and A session.


References:

AREDS

https://www.nei.nih.gov/research/clinical-trials/age-related-eye-disease-studies-aredsareds2


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