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lvon (@lvon)

Wet Macular Degeneration

Eye Conditions | Last Active: Mar 7 12:07pm | Replies (13)

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@colleenyoung

@lvon, I'm tagging fellow members @ktcrosswalk1 @suemer @peggyj4411 and @sut who also have wet macular degeneration and who may be able to share their experiences with treatment options.

Ivon, you said that you tried a different injection and that things were getting better, but then something made things worse. Are you referring to Avastin (bevacizumab) following by Eylea (aflibercept) as you outlined in this discussion?
– Side effects of Eylea injections https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/side-effects-of-eyelina-injections/

Did you only get one injection of Eylea? When did you return to Avastin?

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Yes I only had one injection of Eylea and within 6 hours my eye went 75% darker and my vision was so blurry for 4 weeks. I went from 20/20 to 20/40 in that eye 5 weeks after the injection and I cannot get the inflammation to go away in 5 months now. I did go back to Avastin and It does not help as before the Eylea.