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Avastin
May 17, 2008
On the heels of a report last month that found the incidence of acute infectious endophthalmitis following intravitreal Avastin injection to be 0.019% comes a case report of sterile enophthalmitis following Avastin injection. Sterile enophthalmitis is severe inflammation of the internal eye. It is very similar to infectious enophthalmitis in...

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Intravitreal injection
Apr 30, 2008
Patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) who have failed therapy with either photodynamic therapy (PDT) alone, or with a vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitor (VEGF) alone may experience significant improvements in visual acuity when treated with a combination of PDT, anti-VEGF, and steroids, according to research presented at...

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Avastin
Apr 29, 2008
There appear to be few meaningful differences other than price between the vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors Lucentis (ranibizumab) and Avastin (bevacizumab) -- at least in the short term. Researchers presented the results of a retrospective review of patient records at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)...

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Avastin
Apr 26, 2008
A retrospective review of 5,233 consecutive intravitreal injections of bevacizumab (Avastin) revealed only a single case of acute endophthalmitis. One of the most dreaded complications of eye surgery is enophthalmitis - which occurs when infectious agents, such as bacteria, enter the eye during surgery and result in a devastating intraocular...

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