Category Archives: Dr. Derek Kunimoto

Dr. Derek Kunimoto: Evaluation of Abicipar Pegol (an Anti-VEGF DARPin Therapeutic) in Patients With Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Studies in Japan and the United States

Derek Kunimoto, MD, JD; Masahito Ohji, MD; Raj K. Maturi, MD; Tetsuju Sekiryu, MD; Ying Wang, MD, PhD; Grace Pan, MS; Xiao-Yan Li, MD; Susan Schneider, MD; for the BAMBOO and CYPRESS Study Groups  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To evaluate comparability of abicipar pegol (abicipar) effects in patients with treatment-naïve neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) in… Read More »


Retinal Consultants Of Arizona Receives 2017 “Best of Mesa” Award & Inducted Into Mesa Business Hall of Fame

Mesa – March 16th, 2017 – Retinal Consultants of Arizona (RCA) – one of the nation’s leading retina & vitreous clinical research and patient treatment facilities – announces that co-managing partner, Derek Y. Kunimoto has been selected for the “2017 Best of Mesa” Award in the Physicians & Surgeons category by the Mesa Award Program… Read More »




Dr. Derek Kunimoto Demos New EVA Vitrectomy Machine

Retinal Consultants of Arizona’s Dr. Derek Kunimoto Demonstrates the latest in vitrectomy surgical technology – EVA. Meet EVA, an innovative cataract and vitrectomy system that affords surgeons increased control and Flexibility. Eva is a combined Vitrectomy – Phaco machine that is a significant technological advancement that will encourage you to see further and find new… Read More »


Dr. Derek Kunimoto on Morning Scramble AZTV7 – Eye Health for Women

Retinal Consultants of Arizona’s Dr. Derek Kunimoto featured on AZTV Morning Scramble to promote and discuss Women’s Eye Health. April is National Women’s Eye Health Awareness Month. See the statistics at See Jane See – Women’s Healthy Eyes Now. Care for your vision and make sure you have annual wellness checks for your eyes!