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Intravitreal injection linked to substantial temporary blood pressure increase

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Patients undergoing intravitreal injections with anti–vascular endothelial growth factor agents can experience substantial transient increases in systolic blood pressure, Swiss researchers report.

11-04-2019 | Ophthalmology | News | Article

Aqueous humour cytokine levels predict anti-VEGF response in DME

Decreased cytokine concentrations in the aqueous humour are associated with a response to treatment with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents in patients with diabetic macular oedema, study data show.

04-04-2019 | Ophthalmology | News | Article

Port Delivery System reduces neovascular AMD treatment burden

The Port Delivery System with ranibizumab has the potential to reduce the burden of treatment for patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration, suggest findings from the phase II Ladder trial.

28-03-2019 | Ophthalmology | News | Article

Dual targeting with faricimab benefits patients with diabetic macular oedema

Treatment with faricimab, a bispecific antibody that targets angiopoietin-2 and vascular endothelial growth factor-A, significantly improves visual acuity versus ranibizumab in patients with diabetic macular oedema, research shows.

21-03-2019 | Ophthalmology | News | Article

CD11b-positive monocytes could help guide anti-VEGF treatment in CNV diseases

Measuring CD11b-positive monocytes could help estimate how many anti-vascular endothelial growth factor injections a patient with neovascular age-related macular degeneration or polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy might need, study findings suggest.

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