La degeneración macular relacionada con la edad (senil) es una enfermedad que causa borrosidad de la visión central. La visión borrosa se produce debido . Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD), is a medical condition which may result in blurred or no vision in the. A degeneração macular é uma doença da retina que afeta a mácula em que o a idade também é, por vezes, conhecida como degeneração macular senil.

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Macular degeneration – Wikipedia

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This can cause scarring of the retina or breakdown of its vascularization. Antiangiogenic therapy with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor modalities for neovascular age-related macular degeneration. The pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration is not well known, although some theories have been put forward, including oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction, and inflammatory processes. Asthenopia Hemeralopia Photophobia Scintillating scotoma.

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American Academy of Ophthalmology Published online May In the dry nonexudative form, cellular debris called drusen accumulates between the retina and the choroidcausing atrophy and scarring to the retina.

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Macular degenerationalso known as age-related macular degeneration AMD or ARMDis a medical condition which may result in blurred or no vision in the center of the visual field. La forma seca es un proceso gradual. Over time, this results in accumulation of intracellular and extracellular metabolic debris. It is usually, but not always, preceded by the dry form of AMD. Macular degeneration Synonyms Age-related macular degeneration Picture of the back of the eye showing intermediate age-related macular degeneration Specialty Ophthalmology Symptoms Blurred or no vision in the center of the visual field [1] Complications Visual hallucinations [1] Usual onset Older people [1] Types Early, intermediate, late [1] Causes Damage to the macula of the retina [1] Risk factors Genetics, smoking [1] Diagnostic method Eye examination [1] Prevention Exercising, eating well, not smoking [1] Treatment Anti-VEGF medication injected into the eye, laser coagulationphotodynamic therapy [1] Frequency 6.

These include magnifying glasses, special eyeglass lenses, computer screen readers, and TV systems that enlarge reading the material. Preventive efforts include exercising, eating well, and not smoking.

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Degeneração Macular da Idade (DMRI)

Neovascular or exudative AMD, the “wet” form of advanced AMD, causes vision loss due to abnormal blood vessel growth choroidal neovascularization in the choriocapillaristhrough Bruch’s membrane.

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The area of degeneraciob macula comprises only about 2. Paralytic strabismus Ophthalmoparesis Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia Kearns—Sayre syndrome.

Macular degeneration is more likely to be found in Caucasians than in people of African descent. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. This activates the verteporfin destroying the vessels. The imbalance between the production of damaged cellular components and degradation leads to the accumulation of harmful products, for example, intracellular lipofuscin and extracellular drusen. Retrieved 29 July Adaptive devices can help people read. A controversy in the UK involved the off-label use of cheaper bevacizumab over the approved, but expensive, ranibizumab.


D ICD – Archived from the original on It is quite difficult, for example, to read without central vision. Se desarrolla un nuevo punto en maculzr o ciego en el campo visual central. Fletcher EC, et al. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In macuar wet exudative form, which is more severe, blood vessels grow up from the choroid neovascularization behind the retina which can leak exudate and fluid and also cause hemorrhaging.

Macular pigment and risk for age-related macular degeneration in subjects from a Northern European population. Recurrence ratios for siblings of an affected individual are three- to sixfold higher than in the general population. Exercising, eating well, not smoking [1]. A randomized control trial found that bevacizumab and ranibizumab had similar efficacy, and reported no significant increase in adverse events with bevacizumab. This includes early and intermediate forms of AMD, as well as the advanced form of dry AMD known as geographic atrophy.