Diabetic retinopathy

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 […]
April 27, 2011

Laser and anti-VEGF Best Treats Diabetic Macular Edema

A new study finds the combination of laser treatment with intraocular injections of anti-VEGF to be the best treatment for diabetic retinopathy.
May 18, 2011

Alimera Sciences Says Iluvien Effective at 3 Years

Iluvien, a sustained release intraocular drug delivery system, may get closer to FDA approval. The parent company just submitted additional safety/efficacy data as requested by the FDA.
June 22, 2011

Two Lasers for Diabetic Retinopathy

Some patients with diabetic retinopathy require two types of treatment. Should treatment for macular edema precede other treatment?