Aflibercept has long duration of bioawailabality....six weeks in comparision withother used for Wet ARMD.. Currently, the most common and effective clinical treatment for wet Age-related Macular Degeneration is anti-VEGF therapy – which is periodic intravitreal (into the eye) injection of a chemical called an “anti-VEGF.” In the normal life of the human body, VEGF is a healthy molecule which supports the growth of new blood ...
In my dealing with such cases for years and referral for anti VEGF therapy the result in most cases have not been promising However C) appears to be effective in some cases
Ans : Aflibercept ( Brand name EYLEA). Previously it was Bevacizumab. But recently Aflibercept is the most effective anti VEGF in Wet ARMD. It will have longer duration of action ( 6 weeks whereas Bevacizumab last for 4 weeks) and has less recurrences.
C Bevacizumab injection in wet ARMD
b ) Aflibercept...
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