Valentina Sarao, MD, and Daniele Veritti, MDEfficacy of anti-VEGF therapy for wet AMD in real life

Valentina Sarao, MD, and Daniele Veritti, MD, are Assistant Professors at the Department of Ophthalmology of Udine University, Italy.  They were co-authors of a large systematic review and meta-analysis of studies evaluating the efficacy or ranibizumab, aflibercept and bevacizumab in patients with neovascular AMD.  A total of 282 studies, both RCT and observational, were included, totaling more than 100,000 eyes.

By listening to this podcast, you will learn about:

• Factors influencing visual prognosis

• The different outcomes of RCT as compared with observational studies

• How the choice of a treatment regimen may affects treatment outcomes

• The number of injections needed to achieve a mean VA increase of more than 5 letters