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Increased Risk of AMD Seen in Patients With AIDS


Objective: To compare the incidence of intermediate-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in patients with AIDS in comparison to non–HIV infected individuals. Design: Cohort study. Participants/Methods: Patients enrolled in the Longitudinal Study of the Ocular Complications of AIDS, which began enrolling patients in 1998 and was completed in 2011, were included in this analysis. As part of this study, all patients underwent serial retinal photography that allowed the i more...
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