submacular surgery

submacular surgery

A treatment for wet macular degeneration consisting of surgical removal of subfoveal choroidal neovascularization and the bleeding that accompanies it.
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Submacular surgery, radiation, steroids, photodynamic therapy, and most recently anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy are current therapeutic options for this condition.
Previous treatments regimens have included: observation, submacular surgery, focal laser, neurosurgical shunts, and recently anti-angiogenic agents (3, 6, 7, 8, 17, 18).