TITLE

Aging eye is focus of ARVO meeting in 2007

AUTHOR(S)
Abelson, Mark B.; Lilyestrom, Lauren
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;8/1/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on several research papers related to aging eye discussed at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology's (AVRO) annual meeting held in 2007. A study had found that mean retinal thickness decreased significantly after 3 months of treatment in patients with wet age-related macular degeneration. Information is given on research related to several diseases of eye including blepharitis, dry eye, and glaucoma.
ACCESSION #
26403216

 

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