First biosimilar approved for macular degeneration, other eye conditions

The first biosimilar to Lucentis (ranibizumab injection) has been approved for the treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration and other eye diseases and conditions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The approval of the biosimilar, Byooviz (ranibizumab-nuna), is also indicated to treat macular edema after retinal vein occlusion and myopic choroidal neovascularization. […]

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