Pharmacologic treatment of atrophic age-related macular degeneration


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Abstract

Purpose of reviewTo review and compare the various therapeutic platforms, investigational drugs, and clinical trials targeting geographic atrophy in age-related macular degeneration.Recent findingsInvestigational agents based on hypothesized causes are being developed to treat geographic atrophy. These platforms are designed to attack the disease on several different fronts.SummaryAs knowledge of geographic atrophy pathophysiology advances, targeted pharmacotherapies may well be able to mitigate the retinal damage and vision loss associated with geographic atrophy.

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