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Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
7/8/2015 12:55:51 AM

Reviewer: MyEyes, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had wet AMD diagnosed in left eye in 2011. I was initially treated with Avastin, and was switched to Eylea in 2013. The Eylea works much better for me and I hold well with injections every 8-9 weeks.Before treatment, my vision showed 20/50 on the eye chart. My latest visit showed my vision in that eye went from 20/40 nine weeks ago to20/30 today. My eye discomfort has been the same for both dr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
6/23/2015 12:59:31 PM

Reviewer: gibe, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Extreme pain in eye with 1st shot> Eye ran and felt like there was something in it for about 10 hrs. Very sore for a week and half just to blink was uncomfortable and couldn't even touch eye lid without soreness. Not sure if it is worth it to continue.

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
4/19/2015 5:49:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
the reason I`m writing this review is not that I`m dissatisfied with my treatment but of side affects. The right eye I get the injections in has become very dry and scaley on the lid and the skin around the eye. Also my scalp and my neck are doing the same thing. Very itchy and irritating. At first I thought it was my shampoo, so switched 3 times. Then we bought a water softener to no avail. Quest ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
1/28/2015 11:33:56 AM

Reviewer: aj, 65-74 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 was diagnosed with dry mac degeneration in august 2013, My first injection was Lucentis which showed markedly improvement. The next injection was avastin and this medicine reversed everything the lucentis did. I refused to take another avastin, due to research I conducted which showed avastin is chemotherapy for ex. ovarian cancer, and sometimes causes necritising faciatis, with another shot o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
6/28/2014 8:48:42 AM

Reviewer: Gary, 65-74 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am 68 and have had amd for quite a few years. Treated with avastin for 2 years with mediocre results. Had 3td injection of eylea yesterday.I am seeing slight improvement.Very uncomfortable for a day or two but results seem worth it.

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