As reported this week in Jama Ophthalmology , the chance of contracting endophthalmitis from Avastin is no different than with the case of Lucentis.
Both are equally safe.
Several outbreaks of endophthalmitis (infection inside the eye) have occurred over the past few years questioning the safety of Avastin vs. the practices of compounding pharmacies.
What are Compounding Pharmacies?
A compounding pharmacy is NOT Walgreen’s, CVS or Rite Aid.(Read more...)