Summary of NICE guidance for Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at October 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin published by North West Medicines Information centre which summarises key recommendations from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 104, February 2018 includes one topic: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) (NICE NG82). Sections covered include: classification of AMD, risk factors, diagnosis and referral, treatment and management, pharmacological management, antiangiogenic therapies, adjunctive therapies, switching and stopping antiangiogenic treatment, and monitoring.

It also includes an index to all NICE Bites publications in 2017.