Neovascular AMD: Bevacizumab Injection Increases Angiogenic Biomarkers

Neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) is induced by the development of new abnormal ‘leaky’ blood vessels in the choroid and retina, when the balance of pro- and anti-angiogenic factors is upset. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is considered a critical modulator of angiogenesis and is related to induction of endothelial cell migration and proliferation after

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High rate of undiagnosed age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in primary eye care practices

A study finds high rate of underdiagnosis of age-related macular degeneration in primary eye care practices and advocates need for improved detection strategies. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible vision impairment in older adults in the United States, yet little is known about whether AMD is appropriately diagnosed in primary eye

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