Live Stream: Dry AMD-Patient Focused Drug Development

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Submit a Written Comment

Submit a comment below on the topics we will be discussing in advance of the EL-PFDD meeting. Comments should be submitted individually.

  • Of all the symptoms and health effects of dry AMD, which 1–3 have the most significant impact on you/your loved one’s life?
  • How does dry AMD affect you/your loved one on best and on worst days? Describe your best days and your worst days.
  • How have your/your loved one’s symptoms changed over time? How has the ability to cope with the symptoms changed over time?
  • Are there specific activities that are important to you/your loved one that you/they cannot do at all or as fully as you or they would like because of dry AMD?
  • What do you fear the most as you/your loved one gets older? What worries you most about your/your loved one’s condition?
  • What are you currently doing to manage your/your loved one’s dry AMD symptoms and how did you decide on a treatment strategy?
  • How well do these strategies help you manage the most significant symptoms of dry AMD?
  • What are the most significant downsides to your loved one’s current strategies and how do they affect daily life? (Examples of downsides may include impact on daily life, social stigma, etc.).
  • Short of a complete cure, what specific things would you look for in an ideal treatment for dry AMD? When considering a new treatment, what factors are important to you?
  • When considering a treatment for dry AMD, what factors would be too burdensome for you, in terms of annual visits, requirement for injections, need for surgery?