Treatment of Exudative (Wet) Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD): The Promise of Meeting the Needs

Sunir Garg, MD


May 02, 2022

In reflecting upon an array of unmet needs regarding exudative (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD), Sunir Garg, MD, identifies easing the treatment burden of the disease as a short-term goal. Dr Garg then details the often onerous practicalities involved in maintaining regular and consistent therapeutic schedules within a largely older patient population.

Dr Garg then turns to recent pharmacologic innovations, such as anti-VEGF combined with ANG-2, implantable reservoirs, and gene therapy, that together present the promise of easing the treatment burden by cutting down on the need for injections and office visits.


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