Aflibercept is a medication used to treat diabetic retinopathy and wet macular degeneration. It belongs to a class of drugs called the vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitor. It acts by blocking abnormal blood vessel growth in the eye that may cause vision loss in people with certain eye conditions. Watery eyes, eye pain, and seeing flashes of light are common side effects of this medication.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am 54 years old. I am a diabetic patient since 24 years. I have a retina problem in both the eyes. I had a laser surgery in both my eyes two years ago. It was repeated last year with three injections of Avastin and this year, the laser surgery was done only in the right eye. But, I c... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have diabetic edema and diabetic retinopathy in the eye. From what I have seen, the left eye is fine but, the right eye is still swollen. The laser treatment w... Read Full »