Regeneron Presented Two-Year Results from (PHOTON) Trial of Aflibercept for Diabetic Macular Edema at ASRS 2023
- The positive 2yr. results from the (PHOTON) trial evaluating aflibercept (8mg extended dosing intervals) vs Eylea. Aflibercept is being jointly developed by Regeneron & Bayer
- The trial met its 1EPs i.e., patients treated with aflibercept (8mg) achieved clinically equivalent vision gains over Eylea, mean no. of inj. administered for 12 & 16wk. aflibercept 8mg group were 9.5 & 7.8 vs 13.8 for the Eylea group through 2yr.
- Patients maintained ≥12 & ≥16wk. dosing intervals (89% vs 93%) & (84% vs 89%) through 1yr. while 44% met the criteria for ≥20wk. dosing intervals at 96wk. incl. 17% and 27% were eligible for 20 & 24wk. dosing intervals, respectively. The safety was similar to Eylea through 2yrs. and remained consistent with the known safety profile of Eylea from previous clinical trials
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