Anti-VEGF treatment shows promise in preliminary trials

April 15, 2003

Boston-Multiple intravitreal injections of rhuFab V2 (Genentech Inc., San Francisco) are well-tolerated and appear to have favorable biologic activity for the treatment of exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD), said Jeffrey S. Heier, MD, of Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston and the Center for Eye Research, principal investigator for that trial.