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

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38 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
5/7/2010 9:51:13 PM

Reviewer: blind R eye, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My vision was 20/200. I have had only 2 injections. I have tears and a lot of pain for at least 8hrs. My eye is sensitive to light and still pains a great deal. I hope this gets better.

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
5/1/2010 11:05:11 PM

Reviewer: Vera, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
In 2008 I had five injectionn of Lucentis in the Right eye for wet ARMD. Vison was good (20/20) and remained good. Wavy lines disappeared. Had very uncomfortable swelling, redness, itching, tearing of the eye, along with long lasting dicoloration of the skin around the eye. In March 2010, had one injection in left eye with similar reaction of the eye. Wet ARMD was diagnosed with photographs. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
1/10/2010 10:53:31 AM

Reviewer: Hope, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am pleased with the success of the Lucentis injections. I do not like the two weeks of swelling, drying and itching experienced in treated eye. Is this unique or are others having same results?

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
11/13/2009 7:38:35 AM

Reviewer: Sam, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My father 69, was diagonised with WetAMD, after he lost his right eye, 3 lucentis injections were given every month to the left one, there were inital signs of improvement, but didn't last very long. After 6 months yesterday he went for his 4th injection, says no improvement so far. He's almost going blind and shelling out a lot $$$, quite unhappy. From our experience chances of this injec ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
9/26/2009 3:06:43 PM

Reviewer: Frank, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Left eye. 3 Avastin,no effect; about 12 Lucentis, short term effect clearing then fading associated with foging after 10 to 14 days. I'd like injections twice a month at least temporarily to see if it helps.

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