Possible Negative Side Effects Of VEGF Inhibition Therapy For Eye Disease

A new Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS) article reveals that increasingly aggressive therapies that block VEGF could cause damage in treating eye diseases. Scientists discovered inhibiting anti-VEGF might have a harmful effect on the tissue responsible for producing the fluid that bathes the eye, medically termed the ciliary body. “Very little is known about the factors that regulate the integrity and function of this tissue [the ciliary body] in the adult,” said author Patricia A. D’Amore, PhD, of Schepens Eye Research Institute/Massachusetts Eye and Ear… (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Find the best Christmas presents and January Sales in the UK with this simple shopping directory.
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