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HomemieducationA New Era in AMD Management: Treatments for Geographic Atrophy

A New Era in AMD Management: Treatments for Geographic Atrophy

1.5T hours with Assessment – Optometry Australia IoE Quality Assurance | TBC in New Zealand

Geographic atrophy (GA), a late form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), until now has been untreatable, leading to progressive loss of central vision. In early 2023, the first treatment for GA , Pegcetacoplan (Syfovre, Apellis Pharmaceuticals), was approved in the United States and has been used in clinical practice for several months. In August, a second treatment, avacincaptad pegol (Izervay, Iveric Bio), also received approval in the US. Other jurisdictions are expected to gain approval in the not too distant future…Read and take test.