Avastin Treatment for Advanced Macular Degeneration

A new study released has indicated that Avastin as a treatment for advanced wet macular degeneration does not improve visual acuity.  Developed a drug to treat cancer, Avastin has been used by many … [Read more...]

Off-Label Avastin for Macular Degeneration – An Update

The use of Avastin to treat eye disease such as macular degeneration has increased despite being originally designed for treating cancer. While many proponents have indicated that the use of Avastin … [Read more...]

Avastin Treatment for Macular Degeneration and Cancer

Dr. Philip J. Rosenfeld of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute opened the door for ground breaking macular degeneration treatments when he showed positive results using Bevacizumab or Avastin to treat wet … [Read more...]

Avastin Treatment for Macular Degeneration

The off-label usage of Avastin (bevacizumab) has become widespread as a treatment for age related macular degeneration.  Developed as a treatment for cancer, the drug manufacturer, GenenTech has … [Read more...]

Avastin vs Lucentis: Two Drugs, One Treatment for Macular Degeneration

Avastin and Lucentis are two anti-VEGF drugs with almost the exact same molecular make-up and both have been used to treat wet macular degeneration.  The similarities in both Avastin and Lucentis has … [Read more...]