Three potential geographic atrophy subgroups identified

Researchers identified three potential subgroups for geographic atrophy based on genotype and specific fundus features, which could lead to better approaches to treating the disease, according to a speaker at the virtual Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting.
“If these results are confirmed, the one-size-treats-all approach for treatment of geographic atrophy may be inappropriate, and clinical trials should consider therapeutic approaches and selection criteria that target particular disease subgroups,” Marc Biarnés-Perez, MPH, PhD, said.

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