In RVO, angiogenesis and hyperpermeability can lead to macular edema, the swelling and thickening of the macula. Lucentis administered at 0.5 mg monthly in RVO clinical trials demonstrated the following average vision gains for patients at six months: patients with branch-RVO experienced an average gain of 18.3 letters on the study eye chart (compared to 7.3 letters for the control group) and patients with central-RVO experienced an average gain of 14.9 letters on the study eye chart (compared to 0.8 letters for the control group).Lucentis has been rigorously studied in multiple retinal diseases in 27 clinical trials involving more than 10,500 patients worldwide.
FDA Approves Lucentis® (Ranibizumab Injection) For Treatment Of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
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