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injections for wet macular

i have been getting injections for my wet macular for over 3 years now. I was on lucentis which was very helpful. I was then changed to byooviz with no explanation. I now have a black eyelash kind of object floating in my right eye. It has been there for 3 months. please share medications you have been injected with and your outcomes. thanks and God bless

  1. I have been getting injections for 3 years as well. I started out with Bevacizumab (Avastin), then later changed to Ranibizumab (Lucentis) and then lastly to Faricimab-svoa (Vabysmo). Each time it was explained to me why and what the differences might be for me, I was also given the manufactures literature and time to ask questions and talk about it if needed. Each time the shots were changed there was some improvement. The procedure stayed the same for each shot, the only other difference for me is the Vabysmo feels a little thicker. Really pretty much the same experience for all the shots. I would discuss any changes with my doctor and ask questions about the change is shots. To me this should not be a mystery about what is going on with eye treatments and progress.

    1. thank you for sharing this with us. To me, this sounds exactly the way things should procede between a doctor and their patient, when shots are being given. I'm pleased it's working out well for you, and your posts gives others a idea of what communication could and should be like with in these situations. Best wishes, Wendy, Patient Leader.

  2. when are you going back to your doctor? It might be a good idea to Google Beovu to work out some questions for your doctor. There is a fair bit of information online about it. All anti-vegf medications have potential side-effects - some seem to have more than others. But I'm not a medical professional, you really deserve to know why the doctor changed your medication. I hope you can get some answers soon, hopefully before your next shot. Best wishes, Wendy, Patient Leader.

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