Retinal Research Institute – Phoenix
Retinal Consultants of Arizona has a strong commitment to medical research and the advancement of treatments for retinal diseases. Unfortunately, there are many medical conditions that do not have a “cure.” Although we provide the latest technology available to treat retinal disorders, we are actively involved in multiple clinical research trials in hopes of expanding our treatment options for our patients. RCA physicians contribute to the advancement of new therapies by participating in clinical research studies.
We have been participating in clinical trials since 1998 and are proud that the Retinal Research Institute has become one of the nation’s largest retina & vitreous-specific research organizations. In many instances, RCA is the only retina group in Arizona to offer patient participation in multiple studies addressing multiple eye conditions
Mission / Purpose
Retinal Consultants of Arizona’s mission is to provide the most up to date and effective treatments for patients with retinal diseases.
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Current Studies & Trials
Find out what current studies and trials we are enrolling for.
Interested in a Clinical Trial?
If you or someone you know is interested in more information about our clinical research trials, please contact us.
Anti-PDGF Combination Agent More Effective Than Ranibizumab Monotherapy for Wet AMD/ AMD, Anti-PDGF /by retinalconsultants
“The anti-platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) combination agent Fovista (Ophthotech Corp.) showed statistically significant superior efficacy over ranibizumab (Lucentis, Genentech) monotherapy for the treatment of wet AMD, according to the results of a phase 2b study, which were recently reported in an Ophthotech release…” Retinal Consultants of AZ is committed to clinical research and the […]