PDT safe choice for eyes with predominantly classic CNV

August 1, 2003

Fort Lauderdale, FL-In eyes with predominantly classic subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) treated with photo- dynamic therapy (PDT) using verteporfin (Visudyne, Novartis Ophthalmics), vision remained stable and the need for additional treatment decreased dramatically over time, reported Peter K. Kaiser, MD, at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.