Institute of Ophthalmology-Clínica Girona (IOC) 
Juli Garreta, 13 2on pis · 17002 Girona
CIF B17356932
  Girona Mercantile Register
Volume 1198
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Entry 5
 

Diseases

Dry AMD

Definition: Macular degeneration is a age related disease in which central vision (also called "macula") is damaged. A degeneration of the central vision occurs. The macular degeneration is completely asymptomatic in the early and intermediate stages. Advanced forms usually affect central vision, ability to read or recognize the faces of people . There are two types of advanced forms: a) dry or atrophic that has a slow progression b) Wet form that has a very fast evolution.

Treatments:

1. Antiangiogenic Agent Intravitreal Injections for exuding advanced forms. (44)
2. Antioxidants have been shown to slow the progression in some groups of patients (51)