The hidden predator
We now know that VEGF is not the only driver of retinal and choroidal vascular diseases. Instead, it has an accomplice that has been hiding in plain sight all along.
Spot the hidden predator in DME and nAMD.
Look beyond the obvious
Similar to the natural predators that hide in the world around us, the role of angiopoietins in retinal and choroidal vascular diseases is not obvious at first glance. It is only when we look closer that we see how angiopoietins amplify the negative effects of VEGF. When elevated, these two molecules promote the vascular instability that characterises DME and nAMD.
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