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You’ve Identified a GA Patient. Now What?

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Download this guide here.

Early detection of geographic atrophy (GA) and timely referral may help maintain the quality of vision patients deserve for longer.1

Iveric Bio has developed a two-page PDF that identifies key factors in identifying GA, considerations for referral and how to manage patient discussions and education.

This guide discusses the retinal imaging technologies commonly used and how optical coherence tomography, fundus autofluorescence (FAF) and color fundus photography (CFP) are all useful in identification, assessing and monitoring GA.

The guide notes that some patient complaints might suggest the feed for functional visual assessments beyond refractive error. And it identifies lesion characteristics association with faster progression rates.

You can download the guide here or learn more about GA, including identifying GA and managing patients at seegadifferently.com.

On seegadifferently.com, you’ll find guidance on how to use imaging to identify GA.

Reference: 1. Flaxel CJ, Adelman RA, Bailey ST, et al. Age-related macular degeneration preferred practice pattern(R). Ophthalmology. 2020;127(1):P1-P65. 2

 

Read other stories about how ODs are detecting and talking with patients about GA here

 

This content is independent editorial sponsored by Astellas. Astellas had no input in the development of this content. Astellas, formerly Iveric Bio.

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