macular edema

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Noun1.macular edema - an eye disease caused by a swelling of the macula resulting from leakage and accumulation of fluid
eye disease - any disease of the eye
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Macular oedema can result due to chronic exudation (Figure 11).
Ampio is developing Optina, an orally administered low dose of danazol, for the treatment of diabetic macular oedema.
The trail, conducted at St Michael Hospital in Toronto, Canada, explored the safety and efficacy of twice-daily oral doses of Optina, to reduce macular oedema as determined by OCT (optical coherence tomography).
Ogura et al., "VEGF trap-eye for macular oedema secondary to central retinal vein occlusion: 6-month results of the phase III GALILEO study," The British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Type II diabetes was seen to frequently cause diabetic macular oedema (DMO) in older patients and less commonly it lead to proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 12, 2012-Ampio reports positive clinical trial results for the treatment of diabetic macular oedema with orally administered Optina(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Thus treatment with Anti-VEGF could help break this vicious cycle and help in the resolution of macular oedema. Thus treatment options for managing macular oedema with BRVO include both macular grid laser photo coagulation and intravitreal injections4-8.
Despite the PRP benefits, the therapy procedure has some harmful side effects and complications, among them the most significant is the creation and exacerbation of macular oedema. [4] Macular thickness may increase after PRP with either transient or sustained decrease of vision.
Effect of intravitreal dexamethasone implant on retinal and choroidal thickness in refractory diabetic macular oedema after multiple anti-VEGF injections.
Sener et al., "Combination therapy in diabetic macular oedema and retinal vein occlusion-past and present," Acta Ophthalmologic, vol.