Macugen drug for treating degenerative eye disease

by Medindia Content Team on  February 5, 2006 at 9:20 PM Drug News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
Font : A-A+

Macugen drug for treating degenerative eye disease
The drug Macugen is found to be effective in treating wet age related macular degeneration disease which is a progressive disease of the macula. Wet age related macular degeneration is caused due to a chronic degenerative disease of the macula region of the eye, macula is present in the retina which is responsible for proper eye sight.

The degenerative disease is caused by the growth of abnormal blood vessel beneath the macula which leads to severe bleeding and accumulation of fluid in retina leading to a condition called Choroidal neovascularization. The new drug Macugen, which is manufactured by Pfizer and OSI Pharmaceuticals, is found to be very effective in treating this degenerative disease by preserving the visual integrity of the macula, the drug is found to stop bleeding and accumulation of fluid in the retina and is found to be very effective than other treatment procedures offered to cure eye disease.


Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions
guest

This is very old news. Why not post something more up to date about the topic?

More News on:

Drug Toxicity Signature Drug Toxicity Eye Vision LASIK Surgery Facts Allergy Eye Drops Routine Eye Examination Quiz On Eye Donation Floppy Iris Syndrome Eyelid Bump 

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive