Early detection of age related macular degeneration: Current status

Roy Schwartz, Anat Loewenstein

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Early diagnosis and treatment of choroidal neovascularization (CNV), a main cause of severe vision loss in age related macular degeneration (AMD), is crucial in order to preserve vision and the quality of life of patients. This review summarizes current literature on the subject of early detection of CNV, both in the clinic setting and mainly in the patient's home. New technologies are evolving to allow for earlier detection and thus vision preservation in AMD patients.

Original languageEnglish
Article number20
JournalInternational Journal of Retina and Vitreous
Issue number1
StatePublished - 24 Jul 2015


  • Age related macular degeneration (AMD)
  • Amsler
  • Choroidal neovascularization (CNV)
  • Early detection
  • OCT
  • Preferential hyperacuity perimetry (PHP)


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