Visual acuity benefit seen with SnET2 photodynamic therapy

August 1, 2004

Fort Lauderdale, FL-The investigational drug tin ethyl etiopurpurin (SnET2) produced a visual acuity benefit and slowed the development of neovascular lesions in two phase III trials of SnET2 photodynamic therapy (PDT) (Miravant Medical Technologies) for the treatment of subfoveal choroidal neovascularization associated with wet age-related macular degeneration, said Edgar L. Thomas, MD, Retina-Vitreous Associates, Los Angeles.