two new light-activated drugs
There's lots of excitement about two new light-activated drugs. They are coming to the market now in the U.S...and a little later in Canada.
Physicians provide these new phototherapies in their office.
Visudyne (verteporfin, CibaVision/QLT PhotoTherapeutics) is for the WET form of macular degeneration. The "wet" form is less common than the "dry" form...but it's more severe.