[Photodynamic therapy in choroidal new vessels].

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a new approach for subfoveal choroidal new vessels (CNV) in age-related macular degeneration (ARM) and myopia, currently being evaluated in clinical trials. PDT is a two-step procedure: the intravenous perfusion of a photosensitizer is followed by light irradiation at the adapted wavelength. Verteporfin, the photosensitizer… CONTINUE READING