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East Providence, RI
A 51-year-old male asked:

I get synvisc (hylan g-f 20) inj' bilat knees yearly at the va(one shot each). they tell me it last a year, but i've read you can have every 6 months. who's right ?

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Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Synvisc (hylan g-f 20): You can get the shots every six months but I typically recommend that if the shot last a year then there is no need to get them every six months. There is possibly a ceiling effect for the shots when they may not be effective.
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