Clinical Trials

South Coast Retina Center is dedicated to provide its patients with the best available treatment options. Our doctors enthusiastically seek out new options in treating eye related diseases by conducting and participating in cutting edge clinical research trials. Our participation in these clinical trials is focused on examining new treatment options for sight-threatening conditions thus increasing the patients’ opportunities to receive the most up-to-date treatments related to specific eye disease problems.

For more information about our current and upcoming trials please call us at (562) 984 7024.

DRCR Protocol V – a Jaeb-sponsored study in which we evaluate the more effective method of treatment – intravitreal injections vs focal laser vs observation – for diabetic macular edema with good visual acuity.

ORBIT – assesses the safety and efficacy of intravitreal Jetrea for the treatment of vitreo-macular adhesion in a real-world setting.

DRCR Genetics – creates a repository of at least 2000 patients’ blood samples with extracted genetic material and clinical phenotype information as a resource for the research community.

DME/Lipid Study – to evaluate the effect of lipid resolution on visual acuity in the treatment of center involved diabetic macular edema with intravitreal ranibizumab

Sequoia – phase III study determining the safety and efficacy of abicipar-pegol in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration

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Long Beach
Torrance
Huntington Beach