Age-related Changes in Human Retinal Microvasculature

Age: 12 - 90 years

Gender: All

Healthy Subjects: No

Recruitment Status: Recruiting

Contact Information:
646-943-7925
Summary:

Using Adaptive Optics technology to study high-resolution images of the damaged photoreceptors, which may provide a deeper understanding of the condition that could one day lead to the development of treatments.

Eligibility:



Inclusion Criteria:

- Impaired visual acuity in affected eyes due to retinal diseases

- Age more or equal 12 years

Exclusion Criteria: 

Corneal opacification or lack of optical clarity. Posterior vitreous detachment, vitreous hemorrhage,

floaters, current anterior chamber inflammation.

- LASIK or other refractive surgery in the study eye.

- Pseudophakia.

- Nystagmus or unstable fixation in the study eye.

- Significant dry eye or poor tear film in the study eye.

- Onset of symptoms ≤5 years of Baseline

- Written informed consent obtained from the patient