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Quality of Life in Patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration: Results from the VI.S.I.O.N. Trial

Manjula Patel, MD (New York, NY),* Jordi Mones, MD (Barcelona, Spain), Anita Leys, PhD, MD (Leuven, Belgium), Gergana Zlateva, PhD (New York, NY),* Sonali N. Shah, BS Pharm, MPH (New York, NY)* PURPOSE: Patients with AMD are more likely to need help with daily activities, experience more emotional distress, and report a reduced quality of life than those without AMD. Pegaptanib sodium is the first pharmacological treatment for subfoveal...

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Comparison of Comorbid Conditions Between Wet AMD Patients and a Control Cohort in the Medicare Population

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Comparison-of-Comorbid-Conditions-Between-Wet-AMD-Patients-and-a-Control-Cohort-in-the-Medicare-Population.swf Gergana Zlateva, PhD (New York, NY),* Emmett T. Cunningham, MD, PhD, MPH (South San Francisco, CA), Jonathan C. Javitt, MD, MPH (Washington, DC),* Steve Zhou, PhD (Bridgewater, NJ),* Sonali N. Shah, BS, MPH (New York, NY)* PURPOSE: In addition to the burden imposed by vision loss, elderly AMD...

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