TITLE

Waiting for study results, physicians explore ways to optimize AMD treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Cimberle, Michela; Nale, Pat
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;2/25/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that many physicians are exploring ways to optimize the treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) while waiting for the results of a trial comparing two leading anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents in the treatment of AMD. The clinical trial compares Lucentis, which has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat wet AMD, against Avastin, which is used off-label for wet AMD.
ACCESSION #
36445099

 

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