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Vitamin Usage Patterns in the Prevention of Advanced Age-related Macular Degeneration in a Tertiary Care Population

Susan B. Bressler, MD (Baltimore, MD), Leon D. Charkoudian, MD (Philadelphia, PA), Sharon D. Solomon, MD (Baltimore, MD), Andrew P. Schachat, MD (Baltimore, MD), Neil M. Bressler, MD (Baltimore, MD), Emily S. West, PhD (Batimore, MD) PURPOSE: To better understand micronutrient supplementation usage in a cross-sectional clinical case series of AMD patients receiving eye care during a time period several years following public release of the...

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Myocardial Infarction and Cerebrovascular Accident Rates in Patients with Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration in a Healthcare Claims Database

Emily S. West, PhD (Baltimore, MD), Julia A. Haller, MD (Baltimore, MD), Winifred Werther, PhD (South San Francisco, CA), Pavel Napalkov, MD, MPH (South San Francisco, CA), Steven Francom, PhD (South San Francisco, CA), Steven Butler, PhD (South San Francisco, CA), Naveed Shams, MD, PhD (South San Francisco, CA) PURPOSE: Little is known about cardiovascular and cerebrovascular morbidities in patients with neovascular AMD. We therefore...

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