Studies explore anecortave acetate to treat, prevent CNV

July 1, 2004

Fort Lauderdale, FL-A series of studies is evaluating the angiostatic cortisene compound anecortave acetate (Retaane, Alcon Laboratories) as both a prophylactic and therapeutic intervention for choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in eyes with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), said Jason S. Slakter, MD, at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.