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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lucentis intravitreal.

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35 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
4/21/2014 10:12:54 PM

Reviewer: Mary M, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Has definitely helped prevent progression of AMD but most recent injections have caused severe headache and confusion, so unfortunately will probably have to discontinue. After reading the list of relevant side-effects herein it's no surprise that I've suffered some of them.

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
9/14/2013 4:40:59 AM

Reviewer: totofromoz, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Optphalmologist thought that 4 shots given monthly would correct my problem. Small area of wetness seen at 5 month mark, so she gave me a 5th shot. At 6 month check there were two little spots she could see on the retinal scan, but not large enough to be seen when she examined my dilated eye with her equipment. She gave me a 6th shot justto be sure. The inprovement to my vision was swift (read ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
8/28/2013 4:09:27 PM

Reviewer: lebanon, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
a very bad experience . This injection has caused an endophtalmysis to my father ,s eye . he can not see anymore . why nobody talks about this serious side effects??? mary labaky lebanon

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
3/12/2013 10:53:49 AM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had 3 injections in my eye. The bleeding has stopped. So far I have ssome vision returning in the corner of injected eye.

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
1/3/2013 11:33:47 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am 85 yrs. old female diagnosed with ARWMD which occurred without any warning. Had annual check-up no problem. Two month later noticed black spot in eye. I will receive my 5th Lucentis shot which has helped me 95%. I am very grateful to be able to see again and be independent.

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