DRCR.net study to compare treatment, observation in DME with good visual acuity

PHILADELPHIA — An upcoming phase 3 study will focus on when to treat or observe eyes with center-involved diabetic macular edema and good visual acuity, an expert told colleagues here.“We don’t even know if anti-VEGF does give us better vision and how much better it is. Does it warrant that we should really consider this? Is it just a couple of letters better and it really makes no difference? How many injections do we really need to maintain these eyes at 20/20?” Neil M. Bressler, MD, said at Macula 2014.

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