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Length of time between injections

What is the longest length of time you have gone between injections for wet macular degeneration? My father hasn't needed an injection for over eight months now, which is wonderful. I'm just wondering if this is common. Wendy, Advocate.

  1. I have dry macular degeneration so I don’t have personal experience with the injections. My sister has wet in both eyes now. She went 18 months between injections but is now back to monthly. I know her experience isn’t typical but wouldn’t it be wonderful if that was the norm? Best wishes, Sharon Moore Advocate

    1. my father had his third appointment with his new specialist a few days ago. No injection needed! That makes it at least 10 months now between injections. He doesn't want to see my Dad for another six months. I'm a bit concerned about that time frame. I'll have to stress to my Dad that if he notices any difference in his sight he must tell me. Wendy, Advocate.

  2. Thanks Sharon. Your sister must have been very happy the time she went 18 months between injections. My Dad is going for his second visit with his new specialist on Thursday, so we'll see if his "no injection" streak holds! Wendy, Advocate.

    1. I’m up to every 8 weeks I wish I was up to 18 months. Give him a big 👍

      1. thank you for your reply. It took many years for his vision to stabilise so I hope this happens for you too, and a bit quicker than it did for my Dad. He will be getting a lot of hugs when we can leave our lockdown in Sydney. Warm wishes, Wendy, Advocate.

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