Drs. Margaret Greven from Wake Forest University and Ali Khan from the Doheny Eye Institute join the program to preview the April 2019 issue of Retinal Physician. They discuss wet and dry AMD topics including conbercept, vision loss in wet AMD and real world outcomes of injections, and the mitochondria as a drug target for dry AMD.
Relevant Financial Disclosures: Dr. Sridhar is a consultant for Alcon Laboratories. Dr. Greven is a consultant for Alimera Sciences. Dr. Khan is a consultant for Allergan.
Release: Apr. 1, 2019; expires Apr. 1, 2022
Reviewers: Purnima Patel, MD; Shriji Patel, MD; Carl Danzig, MD
Disclosures: The physician reviewers and Academy staff report no relevant financial disclosures.
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