wet AMD


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wet AMD

n
a form of age-related macular degeneration in which blood vessels grow abnormally under the macula lutea
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This multi-center, open-label, multiple-cohort, dose-escalation clinical trial is designed to assess the safety and tolerability of RGX-314 as a one-time therapy for patients with previously treated wet AMD.
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The Phase IV ALTAIR clinical trial evaluated the efficacy and safety of aflibercept in Japanese patients with wet AMD, using two different approaches of a Treat and Extend (T&E) dosing regimen.
It involved 300 patients receiving anti-VEGF treatment for wet AMD.
The characteristic feature of wet AMD is neovascularization that originates from the choroidal vasculature and extends to the subretinal pigment epithelium or subretinal space.
Annual exams can dectect AMD in the early stages, which can lower your risk for getting wet AMD.
Although it accounts for the vast majority of all AMD cases, dry AMD usually does not cause legal blindness (defined as visual acuity of 20/200 or less); however, it can progress to a severe form known as geographic atrophy, or to wet AMD.
This study was to investigate the clinical characteristics and quality of life of Chinese patients with wet AMD and current treatment types, to evaluate short-term gains in different treatments, and to investigate associations between visual function and vision-related quality of life (VRQoL).
We look forward to bringing this important novel therapy to wet AMD patients for whom there remains a significant unmet medical need.