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Macular Degeneration (cont.)

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Author: John D. Sheppard, MD, President, Virginia Eye Consultants, Professor and Ophthalmology Program Director, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Mauricio E Pons, MD, Attending, Department of Ophthalmology, Lagomaggiore Hospital

Coauthor: Enrique Garcia-Valenzuela, MD, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary; Consulting Staff, Vitreo-Retinal Surgery, Midwest Retina Consultants, SC, Parkside Center

Editors: Richard W Allinson, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Robert H Graham, MD, Ophthalmologist, Robert H Graham, MD, PC; Affiliated With Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona and Carl T Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona


Last Editorial Review: 9/29/2008

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