Combination therapy for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration

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Madison, WI

#1 Aug 22, 2011
A recent US patent application from Ophthotech Corporation describes a combination therapy for wet type age-related macular degeneration using a PDGF antagonist and a VEGF antagonist. PDGF antagonist is a pegylated aptamer and the VEGF antagonist is a humanized anti-VEGF antibody. News link:

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