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Geographic Atrophy Summary

Description: A form of MACULAR DEGENERATION also known as dry macular degeneration marked by occurrence of a well-defined progressive lesion or atrophy in the central part of the RETINA called the MACULA LUTEA. It is distinguishable from WET MACULAR DEGENERATION in that the latter involves neovascular exudates.

Also Known As: Dry Macular Degeneration; Atrophies, Geographic; Atrophy, Geographic; Degeneration, Dry Macular; Degenerations, Dry Macular Show All >>

Networked: 226 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 28 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Geographic Atrophy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 102 results : IBA
  2. Fenretinide : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  3. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 33 Generic
  4. Carrier Proteins (Binding Protein) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Ginkgo biloba extract 761 (Rokan) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  6. tandospirone : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. Hydroxylamine (Hydroxylamine Hydrochloride) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. Genetic Markers (Genetic Marker) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. OT-551 : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  10. Complement Factor D (Factor D) : 3 studies in 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Geographic Atrophy

  1. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy)
  2. Choroidal Neovascularization
  3. Cataract (Cataracts)
  4. Eye Diseases (Eye Disease)
  5. Cicatrix (Scar)
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Key Therapies for Geographic Atrophy

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  1. Light Coagulation : 2 studies in 5 results
  2. Therapeutics : 1 study in 1 result
  3. Electric Stimulation Therapy (Electrotherapy) : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Lasers (Laser) : 21 results
  5. Injections : 5 results
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