Age-Related Macular Degeneration - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128220610

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

1st Edition

Author: Weiye Li
Paperback ISBN: 9780128220610
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 23rd March 2021
Page Count: 296

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) offers a consolidated view of a complex disorder by summarizing the latest evidence-based studies and translating their findings into practical, actionable knowledge. This concise resource covers the fundamentals of AMD diagnosis and treatment. It operates under a modern definition of AMD which acknowledges the range of presentations that ophthalmologists see in practice. Offering practical, clinical guidance in addition to capturing new therapeutic approaches in the pipeline, this book is an essential reference for ophthalmologists, optometrists, and researchers.

Table of Contents

1. Overview and Definition of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

2. Epidemiology of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

3. Classification of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

4. Signs and Symptoms of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

5. Diagnosis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

6. Differential Diagnosis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

7. Pathogenesis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

8. Pathogenesis of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration

9. Genetics of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

10. Management of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

11. Therapy in Pipeline for Age-related Macular Degeneration

12. Basic and clinical studies of AMD in future: Questions more than answers


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About the Author

Weiye Li

Dr. Weiye Li received his medical degree from the Second Medical College of Beijing, China, and received his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He completed a fellowship in retina vitreous diseases at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, Pennsylvania. Dr. Li was previously chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China. Dr. Weiye Li is a retinal specialist and scientist. He has widely published and earned many honors and awards. He is also active in many organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor emeritus of Ophthalmology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania