Treating Eye Diseases With Anti-VEGF Therapies May Have Side Effects, Schepens Eye Research Institute Study

Published: Jan 14, 2013

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.

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