Age-related Macular Degeneration: Current Management by Jay S. DukerAge-related Macular Degeneration: Current Management by Jay S. Duker

Age-related Macular Degeneration: Current Management

byJay S. Duker, Andre J. WitkinEditorJay S. Duker

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Retinal disease in general, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) specifically, is of major interest worldwide due to the increasing aging population and the revolution in management of wet AMD over the past several years.Age-Related Macular Degenerationpresents an up-to-date, clinically relevant monograph on the current diagnosis and management of AMD.

Age-Related Macular Degenerationby Drs. Jay S. Duker and Andre J. Witkin serves as a reference for ophthalmologists treating AMD in the clinic as well as other eye care professionals who see and counsel patients with AMD. Chapters will focus on the pathogenesis and risk factors for AMD, the diagnosis of AMD, treatment options, and promising investigative interventions. To help readers gain familiarity recognizing AMD, the book contains multiple images in different formats: high quality color fundus photographs, black-and-white angiograms, black-and-white autofluorence images, and both color and black-and-white OCT images.

Relevant to current management of AMD,Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Current Managementconcentrates on “clinical utility rather than emphasizing published studies, filling the current void in the market for the general ophthalmology and optometry audience. Comprehensive ophthalmologists, optometrists and retinal specialists will appreciate the book's practical approach to AMD.

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Jay S. Duker, MDis professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine and the Director of the New England Eye Center in Boston. Dr. Duker received his medical degree magna cum laude from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed an internal medicine inter...
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Title:Age-related Macular Degeneration: Current ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:September 15, 2014Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Dedication
About the Editors
Contributing Authors
Preface

Chapter 1 Epidemiology, Genetics, and Modifiable Risk Factors
Anita Agarwal, MD
Chapter 2 Pathology of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Nora M.V. Laver, MD
Chapter 3 Clinical Diagnosis, Classification, and Patient Counseling
Sana Nadeem, MBBS and Nadia K. Waheed, MD, MPH
Chapter 4 Ancillary Testing in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Section 1: Fundus Photography and Autofluorescence
S.K. Steven Houston III, MD and Sunir J. Garg, MD, FACS
Section 2: Optical Coherence Tomography
Andre J. Witkin, MD
Section 3: Fluorescein Angiography and Indocyanine Green Angiography
Michael D. Tibbetts, MD and Elias Reichel, MD
Chapter 5 Mimickers of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Kapil G. Kapoor, MD and Sophie J. Bakri, MD
Chapter 6 Intravitreal Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy
Mariana R. Thorell, MD and Philip J. Rosenfeld, MD, PhD
Chapter 7 Thermal Laser and Photodynamic Therapy
Llewelyn J. Rao, MD and Lawrence J. Singerman, MD, FACS
Chapter 8 Treatment Failures: Nonresponders, Tolerance, and Tachyphylaxis
Christopher J. Brady, MD and Chirag P. Shah, MD, MPH
Chapter 9 Surgery for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Christopher J. Brady, MD and Carl D. Regillo, MD
Chapter 10 Future Therapies
Roger A. Goldberg, MD, MBA and Jeffrey S. Heier, MD

Appendix
Financial Disclosures
Index