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Retinal Degeneration

A retrogressive pathological change in the retina, focal or generalized, caused by genetic defects, inflammation, trauma, vascular disease, or aging. Degeneration affecting predominantly the macula lutea of the retina is MACULAR DEGENERATION. (Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p304)
Also Known As:
Degeneration, Retinal; Degenerations, Retinal; Retinal Degenerations
Networked: 2246 relevant articles (89 outcomes, 261 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Retinitis Pigmentosa (Pigmentary Retinopathy)
2. Retinal Degeneration
3. Ischemia
4. Diabetic Retinopathy (Retinopathy, Diabetic)
5. Hemorrhage

Experts

1. Palczewski, Krzysztof: 27 articles (11/2015 - 11/2002)
2. Naash, Muna I: 22 articles (11/2015 - 10/2003)
3. Jacobson, Samuel G: 20 articles (01/2016 - 04/2002)
4. Maeda, Akiko: 18 articles (11/2015 - 01/2003)
5. Hauswirth, William W: 18 articles (10/2015 - 01/2003)
6. Grimm, Christian: 18 articles (01/2015 - 03/2002)
7. Fliesler, Steven J: 18 articles (06/2014 - 08/2004)
8. Maeda, Tadao: 17 articles (11/2015 - 04/2002)
9. Stone, Edwin M: 16 articles (06/2015 - 05/2003)
10. Dunaief, Joshua L: 15 articles (01/2016 - 04/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Retinal Degeneration:
1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)IBA
2. Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase-Activating Polypeptide (PACAP)IBA
3. Rhodopsin (Visual Purple)IBA
4. Sodium Glutamate (Accent)IBA
5. Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor (CNTF)IBA
6. Vitamin A (Retinol)FDA LinkGeneric
7. calpain inhibitorsIBA
8. Kainic Acid (Kainate)IBA
9. IronIBA
10. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
2. Cell Transplantation
3. Intravitreal Injections
4. Visual Prosthesis
5. Microspheres (Microsphere)