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Ranibizumab improves visual acuity in diabetic macular edema patients
Ranibizumab improves visual acuity in diabetic macular edema patients

(May 28, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Houston - Ranibizumab for diabetic macular edema greatly benefits visual acuity, according to a new report published in Ophthalmology. Researchers studied nearly 800 DME patients, randomizing participants to either monthly ranibizumab injections or sham injections with cross-over to ranibizumab injections after 1 year. Participants had their visual acuity measured at 24 and 36 months. Results showed that patients treated with ranibizumab demonstrated much greater improvements in their visual acuity than those who received the delayed ranibizumab

 
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