Table 4: The effect of the different treatments on RPE and BM deposit severity, vacuolization, and BM thickness.


BM thickness ** *
Frequency of images with evidence of BLamD++++++++
Presence of lucent areas in BM++++
Vacuolization in RPE++++++

Absence (−), any (+), moderate (++), and severe (+++) presence. BM thickness shown in µm (mean ± SD). * and ** versus AE-C ( for each group).