Macular Degeneration

April 20, 2011

VEGF-Trap Gets Closer to FDA Approval

VEGF-Trap (aka aflibercept), another anti-VEGF drug, moves closer to FDA approval as it received “priority review” status.  This status means that the FDA process will be […]
May 4, 2011

Avastin Just as Good as Lucentis

Avastin injections for wet ARMD are as good as Lucentis. Recent study by the NEI shows the two drugs are equally effective for treating this blinding disease.
May 10, 2011

Avastin and Lucentis Are Equally Safe, Too.

CATT trial revealed that it appears Avastin is as effective as Lucentis for the treatment of wet ARMD. They are equally safe, too.
July 5, 2011

FDA Upholds Denial of Avastin

Though the FDA upheld its decision no longer approve Avastin for the treatment of breast cancer. The drug is still available for eye patients.