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OBJECTIVE Two similarly designed, phase-3 studies (VEGF Trap-Eye: Investigation of Efficacy and Safety in Wet AMD [VIEW 1, VIEW 2]) of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) compared monthly and every-2-month dosing of intravitreal aflibercept injection (VEGF Trap-Eye; Regeneron, Tarrytown, NY, and Bayer HealthCare, Berlin, Germany) with monthly(More)
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate superiority of ranibizumab 0.5 mg monotherapy or combined with laser over laser alone based on mean average change in best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) over 12 months in diabetic macular edema (DME). DESIGN A 12-month, randomized, double-masked, multicenter, laser-controlled phase III study. PARTICIPANTS We included 345(More)
PURPOSE To determine efficacy and safety of intravitreal aflibercept in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) during a second year of variable dosing after a first-year fixed-dosing period. DESIGN Two randomized, double-masked, active-controlled, phase 3 trials. PARTICIPANTS Two thousand four hundred fifty-seven patients with(More)
PURPOSE A head-to-head comparison was performed between vascular endothelial growth factor blockade and laser for treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME). DESIGN Two similarly designed, double-masked, randomized, phase 3 trials, VISTA(DME) and VIVID(DME). PARTICIPANTS We included 872 patients (eyes) with type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus who presented(More)
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate noninferiority of a quarterly treatment regimen to a monthly regimen of ranibizumab in patients with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). DESIGN A 12-month, multicenter, randomized, double-masked, active-controlled, phase IIIb study. PARTICIPANTS Patients with primary(More)
PURPOSE To compare efficacy and safety of 2 dosing regimens of intravitreal aflibercept injection (IAI) with macular laser photocoagulation for diabetic macular edema (DME). DESIGN Two similarly designed, randomized, phase 3 trials, VISTA(DME) and VIVID(DME). PARTICIPANTS Patients (eyes; n=872) with type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus who had DME with central(More)
PURPOSE To study the incidence and progression of lens opacification after implantation of phakic posterior chamber intraocular lenses for myopia and its correlation with vaulting and endothelial cell density (ECD). SETTING Department of Ophthalmology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria. METHODS An implantable contact lens (ICL V4,(More)
AIM To evaluate intravitreal VEGF Trap-Eye (VTE) in patients with macular oedema secondary to central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). METHODS In this double-masked study, 177 patients were randomised (3:2 ratio) to intravitreal injections of VTE 2 mg or sham procedure every 4 weeks for 24 weeks. Best-corrected visual acuity was evaluated using the Early(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the influence of vitreomacular adhesion on the efficacy of pro re nata (PRN) ranibizumab monotherapy and verteporfin photodynamic therapy (PDT) combination therapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration. DESIGN Post hoc analysis of prospective randomized 12-month multicenter clinical trial data. METHODS PATIENT(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the influence of the vitreomacular interface (VMI) on the functional and anatomic efficacy of ranibizumab therapy in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD). DESIGN Subanalysis of a prospective, 12-month, multicenter, phase IIIb trial. PARTICIPANTS A total of 353 treatment-naïve patients with subfoveal(More)