Published in Healthcare Finance, Tax and Law Weekly, November 2nd, 2005
Currently there is no effective treatment for AMD which, according to the World Health Organization, affects more than 50 million people worldwide.
Dry macular degeneration is the most common form of AMD, representing approximately 90% of all macular degeneration cases. Less common but more severe is wet AMD. There is no generally accepted treatment for dry macular degeneration, although vitamins, antioxidants and zinc supplements may slow its...
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