Dégénérescence maculaire : évaluation de l'acupuncture

1. Revues systématiques et méta-analyses

2. Recommandation de bonne pratique

2.1. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO, USA) 2014

American Academy of Ophthalmology. Age-related macular degeneration. San Francisco (CA): American Academy of Ophthalmology. 2014. 57P. [168196].

Radiation therapy, acupuncture, electrical stimulation, macular translocation surgery, and adjunctive use of intravitreal corticostroids with verteporfin PDT are not recmmended (III; moderate; strong).

2.2. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO, USA) 2007

American Academy of Ophthalmology. Acupuncture for age-related macular degeneration. San Francisco (CA): American Academy of Ophthalmology. 2007. 8P . [168163].

Based on available evidence in the peer-reviewed scientific literature, the Academy believes that there is insufficient scientific evidence to demonstrate the safety or effectiveness of acupuncture for treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).