two new light-activated drugs

There's lots of excitement about two new light-activated drugs. Physicians provide these phototherapies in their office.

Visudyne (verteporfin, CIBA) is for the WET form of macular degeneration. The "wet" form is less common than the "dry" form...but it's more severe.

Wet macular degeneration is caused by an overgrowth of leaky blood vessels to the retina...leading to scarring and vision loss.

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