Vestn Oftalmol 2017 ;133(4):103-108
Eyesight Recovery Center, 11 A, B, Rossolimo St., Moscow, Russia, 119021.
With account to the increase in the elderly population in most of the developed countries, the WHO defines age-related macular degeneration (AMD) as one of the main causes of blindness in the world. A large percentage of disability is accounted for by exudative, or neovascular, form of AMD. Today, a total of 5 anti-VEGF drugs exist that are recommended for treatment of exudative AMD: pegaptanib, ranibizumab, bevacizumab, aflibercept, and conbercept. Read More