Macular Degeneration Drug May Reduce Number of Injections Needed: (wouldn’t that be great?)

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Macular Degeneration Drug May Reduce Number of Injections Needed: (wouldn’t that be great?)

1/19/2017 HealthDay News — An experimental drug, AXT107, may one day make treatment simpler for patients with age-related macular degeneration, according to research published in the January 18 issue of Science Translational Medicine.

“We anticipate injection of AXT107 in humans may have a substantially longer effect than current treatment,” lead researcher Peter Campochiaro, MD, a professor of ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, told HealthDay. “Instead of eye injections every four to six weeks, we hope it would be several months between injections.”

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Macular Degeneration Drug May Reduce Number of Injections Needed: (wouldn’t that be great?)

 

 

 

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