The drugs that block vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGF) are anti-VEGF drugs. Avastin, Lucentis, and Eylea are examples of anti-VEGF agents. It is indicated in treating eye conditions such as macular edema, diabetic retinopathy, and wet age-related macular degeneration. It is administered as an intravitreal injection (injection into the eye).
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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the blood reports and the eye reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). The blood reports are satisfactory except that PPBS (post-prandial blood sugar) seems a bit high. That needs to be controlled. The eye reports document t... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My left eye developed a black wavy line that moves around every time I try to focus, at times obstructing my vision. After consulting a doctor and after an eye dilution test, she confirmed that bleeding had occurred in my eye around two weeks ago and the black line I could see was the ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have vasculitis which is inflammation of blood vessels in your eye which makes your blood vessels leaky. Injections of an anti-VEGF compound are indicated in this but before this, you need laser therapy in your eye along with a course of steroids. You need t... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My right eye had lost its vision capacity and now left is losing. I have consulted a doctor and he advised me that I have almost lost my right eye and now I have to take three injections for three months, each injection in each month. Please advise me what can be done further. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, according to reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), your right eye is suffering from a macular scar which according to current treatment modalities is now mostly untreatable. For left, which is also suffering from similar disease but the differen... Read Full »