Monitoring the VEGF level in aqueous humor of patients with ophthalmologically relevant diseases via ultrahigh sensitive paper-based ELISA.

The vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) level in aqueous humor has been used as an indicator to monitor specific diseases in the retinal ischemic condition. For clinical diagnosis, only about 200 μL of aqueous humor can be collected from the anterior chamber before the threat of anterior chamber collapse. It is necessary to develop an inexpensive… (More)