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MD

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF.

MD

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Moldova. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Moldovan bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Moldova. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Moldova. Each Moldovan subdivision has its own code with the prefix "MD." For example, the code for the City of Cahul is ISO 3166-2:MD-CA.
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Macular degeneration is a group of eye diseases that affects central vision.
2 million people have some degree of macular degeneration, and 890,000 of them have advanced disease.
Together, wet and dry macular degeneration make up the leading causes of vision loss among people over age 60, afflicting millions of U.
There are three patterns of hypertrophic olivary degeneration as they relate to the location of the primary lesion.
However, there does also appear to be a genetic influence that significantly increases the risk of developing macular degeneration, particularly if other risk factors are present.
Do you see any signs of problems in my eyes, such as cataracts, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), glaucoma, dry eye or other eye diseases?
The NEI reports that age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in individuals over 65, although some researchers consider the disease to be the main cause of blindness in people as young as 50.
EyeTech's co-founder David Guyer, MD, who also is acting CEO and President of EyeTech, is considered one of the world's leading authorities on macular degeneration.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Wet (Neovascular / Exudative) Macular Degeneration - Pipeline Review, H2 2012', provides an overview of the indication's therapeutic pipeline.
SB623 promotes regenerative processes in the central nervous system and provides therapeutic options for debilitating neurological disorders, including retinal degeneration
Retinal degeneration, which includes age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa, causes a reduction in visual acuity and can lead to blindness.