Macular Degeneration

How much do you know about ARMD?
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Most common race that has MD
caucasian
Extra risk of developing MD from smoking (number)
2.5
Drusen develop in Bruch's between the basement membrane of the RPE and what layer (also part of Bruch's)?
Inner colagenous zone
This substance can build up in the RPE causing RPE atrophy and drusen.
Lipofuscin
This is associated with diffuse RPE dysfunction.
large soft drusen
In addition to copper and zinc, what 3 vitamins are in AREDS (letters only)
A, C, E
This macular pigment is most common in the very center of the macula.
zeaxanthin
The 3 types of CNMV are classic, minimallly classic, and what?
occult
Name of the agent used for photodynamic therapy (PDT).
Visudyne
What was the first anti-VEGF drug to come out?
Macugen
The marina, pier, and achor all study what drug?
Lucentis
This study combines PDT with lucentis.
focus
An abnormality in this complement protein increases the risk of MD.
Complement factor H
Small hard drusen are smaller than how many microns?
63
About what percent of dry MD progresses to the wet form?
10-20
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