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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.
December 14, 2009

VEGF Causes Blindness in Diabetes and Macular Degeneration

Vascular endothelial growth factor is implicated to cause loss of vision in both diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. Review of how VEGF works and effect treatments for diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
December 14, 2009

Macugen: First anti-VEGF Eye Injection….so, Where's Waldo?

Macugen (pegaptanib) was the first anti-VEGF intraocular injection for the treatment of wet macular degeneration. How it works and a review of this novel retinal treatment for 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.