Ranibizumab

November 23, 2010

VEGF Trap-Eye Treats Macular Degeneration

VEGF Trap-Eye is a new injectable medication that blocks VEGF for the treatment of wet macular degeneration. It may be as good as Lucentis, but not given as often.
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 4, 2011

Avastin Just as Good as Lucentis

Avastin injections for wet ARMD are as good as Lucentis. Recent study by the NEI shows the two drugs are equally effective for treating this blinding disease.