Along with the ageing of the population in Czech Republic, the age-related macular degeneration becomes a serious
problem. Terminal stages of this disease lead to very low visual acuity close to the practical blindness which becomes
an important socioeconomic problem. Age-related macular degeneration affects 30 % patients older than 75 years.
The effort of all therapeutic procedures developed in the last 25 years is to guarantee to patients with age-related
macular degeneration prolongation of the effective visual acuity.
age-related macular degeneration, choroideal neovascular membrane, fluorescence angiography, optical