Article Abstract

Cataract surgery in neovascular age-related macular degeneration: where do we stand?

Authors: João Pedro Marques, Rufino Silva

Abstract

Population ageing is a pervasive and enduring global phenomenon with profound implications in many facets of the human life. Because the prevalence and morbidity associated with cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are age-related, both conditions concomitantly contribute to the visual impairment of a greater number of elderly individuals in westernized countries (1).