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AIDS patients at higher risk of AMD
AIDS patients at higher risk of AMD (May 11, 2015 - Insidermedicine) From New York - A new report published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology finds that patients AIDS are are heightened risk of age-related macular degeneration. Researchers studied nearly 2,000 AIDS patients between the ages of 13-73 years. Researchers reviewed retinal photographs and compared these participants to non-HIV infected individuals from a long term study. They found that prevalence of AMD among the AIDS patients was approximately 4x greater than those without the disease.
 
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