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Research to Prevent Blindness

AMD Drug Can Prevent Vision Loss in Diabetics With Diabetic Macular Edema

RPB-supported researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) report that ranibizumab (sold as Lucentis) can help Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites with diabetic macular edema (DME) in the United States avoid visual impairment and blindness.  Diabetic retinopathy and DME are the leading causes of vision loss in working-age adults in the United States.

Read the story on the USC's website

Read the research in Ophthalmology

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