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Age related macular degeneration: Macular relocation surgery was not taken into account

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7404.1459 (Published 26 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1459
  1. David Wong, consultant ophthalmic surgeon,
  2. David G Charteris ([email protected]), consultant ophthalmic surgeon,
  3. Lyndon da Cruz, consultant ophthalmic surgeon
  1. St Paul's Eye Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool L7 8XP
  2. Vitreoretinal Surgical Unit
  3. Medical and Surgical Retinal Units, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London EC1V 2PD

    EDITOR—Chopdar et al searched Medline for literature but seem to have neglected over 75 publications on macular relocation surgery for age related and myopic macular degeneration.1 They concluded that no current treatment will restore vision that has already been lost.

    The excitement over macular relocation is precisely because it is capable of improving vision in some patients despite moderate and severe visual …

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