Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Opinion Volume 5 Issue 5

Are Anti-vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Biosimilars Applicable for Treating Diabetic Macular Edema?

Avinoam Ophir*

Professor, Ophthalmology Clinic, 48 Sokolov, Ramat-Hasharon, Israel

*Corresponding Author: Avinoam Ophir, Professor, Ophthalmology Clinic, 48 Sokolov, Ramat-Hasharon, Israel.

Received: March 14, 2022; Published: April 13, 2022

Abbreviations

FDA: Food and Drug Administration; DME: Diabetic Macular Edema; DDME: Diffuse DME; nAMD: Wet age-related Macular Degeneration; VA: Visual Acuity; BCVA: Best-corrected Visual Acuity; mGLP: Modified Grid Laser Photocoagulation; OCT: Optical Coherence Tomography; SD-OCT: Spectral-domain OCT; PPV: Pars Plana Vitrectomy; VFT: Vitreofoveal Traction; ERM: Epiretinal Membrane; -VEGF: -Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor; DRCR.net: Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network; CMT: Central Macular Thickness; PVD: Posterior Vitreous Detachment.

Keywords: Diabetic Macular Edema; Extrafoveal traction; Vasogenic Macular Edema; Dry macular Edema; 3D-OCT; Pars Plana Vitrectomy; Grid Laser Photocoagulation; Focal Laser Photocoagulation; Anti-VEGF; Biosimilar; Ranibizumab; Aflibercept; Bevacizumab; Byooviz

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Citation

Citation: Avinoam Ophir. “Are Anti-vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Biosimilars Applicable for Treating Diabetic Macular Edema?".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.5 (2022): 22-26.

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Copyright: © 2022 Avinoam Ophir. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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