9.1 Anti-VEGF Treatments


According to one review, “ocular anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy represents one of the most significant advances in modern medicine. The introduction and widespread use of ocular anti-VEGF therapy for age-related macular degeneration heralded a new era in the treatment of vascular and exudative diseases of the retina.

Quiz Module 9.1

1. True or False: Vascular endothelial growth factor concentrations are elevated in the eyes of patients with DME.

2. Which agents have been responsible for a paradigm shift in the treatment of DME and are now sometimes used as first-line agents?