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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

EYEDROPS IN PLACE OF AVASTIN IN WET MACULAR DEGENERATION

University of Birmingham develops revolutionary eye drops to treat age-related blindness
University of Birmingham Medical News

The results of collaborative research, published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, could spell the end of painful injections for age–related macular degeneration (AMD).

Scientists led by biochemist Dr Felicity de Cogan, from the University of Birmingham’s Institute of Inflammation and Aging, have invented a method of delivering the injected drug as an eye drop instead, and their laboratory research has obtained the same outcomes as the injected drug.

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