Subfoveal fibrosis associated with AMD linked to classic CNV, significant vision loss

Subfoveal fibrosis in age-related macular degeneration was associated with the development of classic choroidal neovascularization, poorer visual acuity, longer duration of disease and greater visual loss, according to a study.The retrospective study included 197 eyes of 197 patients with choroidal neovascularization related to AMD without subfoveal fibrosis at presentation. Patients were treated with Lucentis (ranibizumab, Genentech).

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