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RCOphth recommends appraisal of the use of bevacizumab (Avastin) for age related macular degeneration

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists recommends UK regulatory bodies appraise the use of bevacizumab (Avastin) for age related macular degeneration potentially saving the NHS over £100million a year Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is the commonest cause of blindness among elderly people in the developed world1. The ageing population in the UK and associated eye

Positive draft final guidance from NICE for Eylea® for the treatment on wet AMD

College Statement The Royal College of Ophthalmologists welcomes the NICE draft final guidance which announces that Eylea® (aflibercept) should be recommended for the treatment of patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (wAMD). Eylea® is a soluble vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptor fusion protein which binds to all forms of VEGF and placental growth factor