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Is VEGF Trap-Eye Effective in Treating Macular Edema?

Posted By Dr. Ari Weitzner On December 21, 2010 @ 10:20 am In Industry News,Retina | Comments Disabled

On Monday, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bayer HealthCare AG said Monday announced that their VEGF Trap-Eye drug met key treatment goals in a late-stage study on macular edema patients. The study focused on patients with macular edema because of central retinal vein occlusion.

Specifically, 56.1% of patients in the study receiving monthly injections reported improvement in vision (as compared to 12% in the control group).

Read the full story here on Bloomberg [1].


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[1] Read the full story here on Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-12-20/regeneron-bayer-cite-positive-eye-drug-study.html

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