Vascular endothelial growth factor

April 30, 2010

New Treatment for Diabetic Eye Disease

A new study finds that by combining Lucentis with laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy results in excellent visual outcomes.
May 4, 2010

Retinal Ischemia: Supply vs. Demand

Diabetic retinopathy causes the retina to lose blood supply. A chain events causes liberation of VEGF and can lead to blindness.
June 28, 2010

Emerging Treatments for Diabetic Macular Edema

anti-VEGF medications are standard for the treatment of macular degeneration, but may also become very effective treatments for diabetic eye disease.
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.