Diabetic retinopathy

January 15, 2010

Avastin Treats Cancer, Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Degeneration

Avastin, an anti-VEGF compound, is used to treat diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and...cancer. What is the common denominator between caner therapy and eye disease?
January 27, 2010

Avastin: An Adjunctive Therapy for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

Pan-retinal laser photocoagulation has been the gold-standard treatment for proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Avastin injections may become a safer, better alternative to retinal laser treatment to prevent blindness.
February 10, 2010

Never Enough of a Dry Eye

Decreased vision can be from advancing retinal disease. It can also be from dry eye. Patients with retinal disease can have dry eye, too, but it may be hard for your doctor to distinguish one from the other.
February 11, 2010

Macular Degeneration Treatment and the Blood Brain Barrier

Getting drugs into the inside of the eye is very hard. Intraocular injections have become an effective way to deliver medications to the inside of the eye and bypass the blood brain barrier to treat retinal disease.