News and notices. December 29, 2014

Uses, effects, strengths and weaknesses of anti-VEGF drugs worldwide

David Yorston, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Gartnavel Hospital, UK, discusses how anti-VEGF drugs are used to prevent blindness from the very damaging effects of excessive VEGF in the eye. He covers the side effects of anti-VEGF drugs and the treatment regimes for adults before going on to examine which eye diseases can be treated using anti-VEGF drugs before concluding by outlining some key reservations and issues around the use of anti-VEGF drugs.

Read the full article “Anti-VEGF drugs in the prevention of blindness”