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What you need to know about Avastin injections for Coats’ Disease

This information is provided to us by our Board Member and medical advisor, Dr. Arthur Fu of West Coast Retina. What is Avastin? Avastin is also known as Bevacizumab and is made by Genentech. This drug is a special medicine that blocks a receptor found on blood vessels, known as vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), that […]


What you need to know about laser therapy for Coats’ Disease

This information is provided to us by our Board Member and medical advisor, Dr. Arthur Fu of West Coast Retina. Describe the laser surgery most commonly performed on Coats’ Disease patients. Most patients who have severe Coats’ disease lose blood flow to the retina. Small blood vessels known as capillaries close, and this leads to higher […]