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    Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
    2/21/2017 2:19:44 PM

    Reviewer: janb, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have received 2 shots in my right eye for WMD. Very good response so far. Not too painful, and so far no noticeable side effects.

    Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
    12/9/2016 6:32:29 PM

    Reviewer: Jayeast, 55-64 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:
    Just had my fifth injection...not only has the drug stopped my macular degeneration symptoms (wavy lines, dim vision, and flashing spots)...problems have reversed and nearly disappeared. I had an aggressive onset of the disease...and could not be more pleased. My injections schedule has moved from monthly to every two months. Although getting injections in the eye is an unpleasant thought...the ou ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
    9/25/2016 2:21:18 PM

    Reviewer: beautifuloregon, 35-44 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 very young and was told by my retinologist I have Wet macular degeneration in my right eye. He started me on Lusentus and that was ineffective,then started me on Avastin (CHEMOTHERAPY!), which also proved to be ineffective and in fact, made me very sick! Within 2 weeks of receiving an eye injection, I had my first ever sinus infection and I was miserable. I wondered what was going on? Then, I ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
    8/28/2016 6:50:18 PM

    Reviewer: sandyg, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have had DMD for 5 years, within the past 6 months, both eyes have turned wet. About 4 months ago, had the first shot of avastin was in my left worse vision eye,although painful there was no change, and no problems. My better eye once I had the shot I had problems. Its been a week, my eye was inflamed, bruised, and really raw looking. I also have a small tire shape circle with a yellow middle, I ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
    1/17/2016 12:25:43 PM

    Reviewer: Dee, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I had two injections-within two days of the injections I had sinus issues which lasted two weeks, my throat became tight,difficulty swallowing,horrible joint pain and felt tender spots on throat around thyroid.Right before the next appointment all of these symptoms disappeared. I had the next injection and experienced all of the same except this time the spots on my throat became worse. I made an ... Show Full Comment

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