Eye-related conditions: Macular degeneration, impaired vision & herpes zoster ophthalmicus

Irene Kolbe

Dear Colleagues, Management, Mr Sinn and all employees in the company REGUMED. Upon the request for a presentation this year I quickly realised that I would very much like to introduce the subject of the EYE. I have had what have been for me two very impressive experiences here over a long period of time, which I would like to present to you with reference to two case studies.

Case presentation
Macular degeneration with impaired vision Discourse

Forms of degeneration:

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Deposits (drusen) under the macula are an early sign of dry-form macular degeneration.

With the wet form, weak blood vessels develop under the macula distorting vision and causing the retina to swell.

Diagnosis is made using, among other things, the Amsler grid test, which should be carried out with the patient wearing their usual visual aid (glasses or contact lenses).

The grid lines should be clearly recognisable.

Case history

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