Ranibizumab "Treat and Extend" in Diabetic Macular Edma (OPTIMAL)
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This study is designed to explore a more individualized treatment regime based on achievement of disease stability to define a personal optimal treatment interval with ranibizumab in patients with visual impairment due to diabetic macular edema.
An Open-label, Prospective, Multicentre, Uncontrolled, Proof of Concept Study Assessing the Efficacy of Lucentis (Ranibizumab) Administered by an Individualized "Treat and Extend" Dosing Regimen in Patients With Visual Impairment Due to Diabetic Macular Edema
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 18 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Visual impairment due to focal or diffuse macular edema with center involvement
Diabetes type 1 or 2, HbA1c < 12.0%
CRT = or > 250 μm
Active inflammation or infection
Iris neovascularization, active proliferative retinopathy or vitreomacular traction
Prior laser photocoagulation according to defined timelines
History of stroke, uncontrolled hypertension
Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply