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NICE recommends photodynamic therapy for certain patients with macular degeneration

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7417.698-b (Published 25 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:698
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has recommended that certain patients with age related macular degeneration should have photodynamic therapy and that other patients should be given the treatment as part of a national study to provide more evidence on outcomes in clinical practice.

    NICE has recommended that all patients with one type of “wet” age related macular degeneration–with a confirmed diagnosis of classic …

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