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Lucentis

POM
Read time: 36 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Lucentis is indicated in adults for:

• The treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

• The treatment of visual impairment due to diabetic macular oedema (DME)

• The treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR)

• The treatment of visual impairment due to macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusion (branch RVO or central RVO)

• The treatment of visual impairment due to choroidal neovascularisation (CNV)

Lucentis is indicated in preterm infants for:

• The treatment of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) with zone I (stage 1+, 2+, 3 or 3+), zone II (stage 3+) or AP-ROP (aggressive posterior ROP) disease.

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