October 31, 2011

Possible side-effects uncovered in macular degeneration drug


A drug which should have great potential in helping to minimise the effects of the blinding condition macular degeneration may have some side-effects, according to one researcher in the US. Mayo Clinic scientist Dr Sophie Bakri has found that the Food and Drug Administration-approved ranibizumab (Lucentis) may be increasing pressure inside some patients" eyes.

Contact Lenses (UK), Adrian Galbreth, 10/31/11

Tags: Ophthalmology

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