Which age groups have the highest prevalence of choroidal neovascularization (CNV)?

Updated: Jan 07, 2019
  • Author: Lihteh Wu, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Answer

CNV is associated with multiple ocular conditions, so the age distribution of CNV reflects the underlying condition.

For instance, younger patients are affected with POHS, multifocal choroiditis, MEWDS, and PIC.

Older patients will be affected by CNV secondary to ARMD.


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