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Macular Risk PGx- DNA Testing

Macular Risk PGx is a combined prognostic and pharmacogenetic DNA test intended for patients who have  a diagnosis of early or intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) In combination with a clinical examination, this simple cheek swab test can be used to identify:
     1) A patients risk of progression to advanced AMD with vision loss within 2,5, and 10 years.
     2) The appropriate eye vitamin therapy for a patient based on their combined genotype at CFH and ARMS2.

Coupled with heightened professional care, Macular Risk PGx allows us to stratify at-risk patients for appropriate monitoring.

The Macular Risk PGx test is reimbursed by most medical health insurers for patients with a diagnosis of AMD.

The test is easily performed in our office, with a simple, painless cheek swab.

Call our office if you have any questions regarding this innovative testing or to schedule an appointment. 

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