macular edema

October 16, 2009

Addendum to "The Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy"

An additional comment added to yesterday's post. I included it here and pasted in yesterday's post.
December 1, 2009

Retina Laser Treatment Saves Vision

Laser treatment for diabetic macular edema and proliferative diabetic retinopathy has been the mainstay for several decades. Both are described and illustrated.
December 3, 2009

Eye Injections Challenge Eye Laser for Diabetic Retinopathy

Small study reports that diabetic macular edema is better treated with intraocular injections of anti-VEGF medications. These small studies aren't large enough to change practice habits, but do have some merit.
January 5, 2010

2010: "Year of the…Drug Delivery System?"

Ophthalmic drug delivery is changing with sustained release technology. Icon Biosciences, Inc., announces their intent to test a new anti-inflammatory extended release eye product.