Comparative-Effectiveness Study Confirms New Treatment for Diabetic Macular Edema – 5
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. A study which included a total of 854 eyes of 691 people demonstrated that a new treatment can protect and, in many cases, improve the vision of people with diabetic macular edema.
Ferris: We think the results from this large multi-center trial will provide new treatments for our patients with diabetic macular edema beyond laser and will improve their chances of good vision in the future.
Balintfy: Dr. Frederick Ferris III, at the National Eye Institute adds that these treatments are just the beginning.
Ferris: There are many studies that we have planned to further refine how we can better help our patients with diabetic macular edema.
Balintfy: For details on this study and eye-health research, visit www.nei.nih.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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