anti-VEGF

July 27, 2009

Combination of Radiation and anti-VEGF Shows Promise

In article released in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, researchers describe a combination of brachytherapy and intravitreal injections of Avastin to treat patients with choroidal neovascularization […]
September 14, 2009

Diabetic Retinopathy Vs. Macular Degeneration (Part 1 of 2)

Patients with diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration share many attributes, including the fact that neither is usually debilitating.
November 6, 2009

Here's Blood in Your Eye!

Sudden loss of vision may be due to bleeding inside your eye. A vitreous hemorrhage can cause loss of vision in patients with diabetes. Sub-retinal hemorrhage may occur in patients with macular degeneration.
December 16, 2009

Lucentis: Another Shot in the Eye, Effective TX for ARMD

Lucentis is the second anti-VEGF drug FDA approved for the treatment of wet macular degeneration. It is an effective treatment for wet macular degeneration. The formulation differs from Macugen and Avastin as do the visual results.