Table 3

Eligibility for laser photocoagulation treatment according to the Macular Photocoagulation Study Group (MPS) criteria in 122 eyes with classic (well defined) CNV

Location of classic CNVEyes meeting the MPS eligibility criteria (91 eyes)Eyes not meeting the MPS eligibility criteria (31 eyes)
*1 eye had a VA below 20/320 and CNV occupying less than 50% of the lesion.
Extrafoveal (30 eyes)219
• 1 eye:CNV further than 2500 μm from the foveal centre
• 1 eye:VA <20/100
• 7 eyes:presence of associated occult CNV
Juxtafoveal (60 eyes)4812
• 2 eyes:VA <20/400
• 10 eyes:presence of associated occult CNV
Subfoveal (32 eyes)2210
• 5 eyes:VA <20/320 (5 eyes)
• 4 eyes:large lesion >2 MPS DA and VA ≥20/160
• 2 eyes:CNV occupying less than 50% of the lesion*