Article Abstract

Sub-threshold nanosecond laser (SNL) treatment in intermediate AMD (IAMD)

Authors: R. Theodore Smith


The Laser intervention in early stages of age-related macular degeneration (LEAD) study (1) is a 36-month, multicenter, randomized, sham-controlled trial conducted from 2012–2015 of 292 participants with bilateral soft drusen, aka intermediate AMD (iAMD), who underwent q 6-month treatment with sub-threshold nanosecond laser (SNL) or sham treatment to the study eye.