The Series on “Novel Treatment in Age-related Macular Degeneration” is edited by Sayena Jabbehdari, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
Sayena Jabbehdari is a clinician-scientist in the field of Ophthalmology at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She is the member of American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). She has more than 53 publications in peer reviewed journals and three book chapters in the Cornea book (5th edition), and the Pediatric Retina book. Her research interest is diet modification and antioxidant therapy to reverse aging pathways in the retinal diseases.
The main purpose of this series:
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD) is the first blindness cause in Western countries and also the third irreversible disease in the world. AMD is often featured by progressive visual impairment, which seriously affects life qualities of the elderly. Discussion and comparison of novel therapies for age-related macular degeneration could benefit the patients and inspire us the in-depth exploration in the ophthalmology field.
The series “Novel Treatment in Age-related Macular Degeneration” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Eye Science without any sponsorship or funding. Sayena Jabbehdari served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.