Cholesterol-Lowering Eye Drops Could Treat Macular Degeneration

April 3, 2013

This video transitions to where it goes inside the eyeball and scans the retina. The white/yellow circle is the optic nerve and the yellowish egg yolk colored deposits are the lipid rich drusen. The patient demonstrated here has many deposits that put them at high risk for developing the more advanced bleeding complication.

Credit: Cell Metabolism, Sene et al.

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