BLOG: Intractable diabetic macular edema: A desperate unmet need

Ask a retina specialist how she treats patients with diabetic macular edema, and more than likely she will reply that she follows the Protocol I. Really? How many retina specialists know that to follow Protocol I, patients are seen not monthly but every 4 weeks for more than a year? Or that the first opportunity to not treat the patient with ranibizumab on an every-4-week basis was at week 16?

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