Ranibizumab

October 8, 2009

SurModics' Drug Delivery to Release Lucentis for Macular Degeneration

Surmodics announces agreement with Genentech/Roche to combine proprietary drug delivery system with Lucentis (ranibizumab) for the treatment of wet macular degeneration.
October 27, 2009

The American Academy of Ophthalmology: Watch Out! Too Much Information!

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is holding its annual meeting right now in San Francisco. Many "researchers" will be reporting the results of their research. Watch out for "too much information" over the internet!
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.
November 25, 2009

Shot in the Eye: Safe and…..Painless

Intraocular injections are commonly used to treat macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. anti-VEGF medications are useful and successful treatment for these eye diseases. More "injections" are expected as more medicines are developed.