Plaqenil Role in Prevention of Age Related Macular Degeneration
The investigators think that there is a connection between the use of plaquenil and the prevention of Age related macular degeneration (AMD). The investigators believe that the use of plaquenil makes bruch's membrane thicker, thereby preventing Chroidal Neovascularization (CNV) growth.
Age Related Macular Degeneration
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||Observational Study Between People That Use Plaquenil and Those Who do Not in Prevention of AMD.|
|Study Start Date:||January 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||April 2012|
|RA patients treated with plaquenil|
|Patients who do not use plaquenil|
the study is done by comparing to groups RA patients who take plaquenil Vs. group of patients who do not take plaquenil. after measuring the retina thickness we compare the avg. thickness of both groups.
|Contact: Joseph Pikkel, M.Demail@example.com|
|Ziv Medical Center||Recruiting|
|Safed, Israel, 13100|
|Contact: Otzem Chassid, M.D 0506266059 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Joseph pikkel, M.D||Ziv medical center|