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Intraocular inflammation with intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin)
  1. Muhammad S Raja,
  2. Craig Goldsmith,
  3. Benjamin J L Burton
  1. James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Great Yarmouth, UK
  1. Correspondence to Mr Muhammad S Raja, James Paget University, Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 1 Salk Road, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth NR31 7RL, UK; docraja{at}

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We congratulate Georgopoulos et al,1 for their excellent paper on intraocular inflammation with use of intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin). Along with the efficacy, safety and tolerability is a key issue with the use of anti-VEGF agents,2 3 as ranibizumab (Lucentis) is now the standard of care for neovascular age-related macular degeneration according to NICE UK recommendations.4 5 However, the spectrum of off-label therapeutic indications for anti-VEGF agents …

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