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Geographic Atrophy

  • M. Fleckenstein
  • S. Schmitz-Valckenberg
  • J. S. Sunness
  • F. G. HolzEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Geographic atrophy (GA) is the advanced form of “dry” AMD. GA appears as sharply demarcated areas with depigmentation and enhanced visualization of deep choroidal vessels (Fig. 8.1 ).

Keywords

Retinal Pigment Epithelium Retinal Pigment Epithelium Cell Natural History Study Geographic Atrophy Retinal Sensitivity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Fleckenstein
    • 1
  • S. Schmitz-Valckenberg
    • 1
  • J. S. Sunness
    • 2
  • F. G. Holz
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of BonnBonnGermany
  2. 2.Hoover Low Vision Rehabilitation ServicesGreater Baltimore Medical CenterBaltimoreUSA

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