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Ozurdex injection made my eye leak, is this normal?

Ozurdex injection made my eye leak, is this normal?

Call the Eye MD: No it is not and this would be a serious situation. Call the surgeon now. ...Read more

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Any special restrictions after cortisone injection in the eye?

Any special restrictions after cortisone injection in the eye?

Monitor symptoms: Injections into the eye have a relatively low incidence of complications, but those complications can be severe. You should monitor for eye redness, pain, or vision changes in that eye until your scheduled follow-up. Make your ophthalmologist aware of any such changes immediately. ...Read more

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What criteria is needed in order to stop the eye injection - gancyclovir/ganciclovir?

What criteria is needed in order to stop the eye injection - gancyclovir/ganciclovir?

Herpes: These medications are indicated in herpes injections, usually herpes zoster and simplex of the cornea or the retina- different presentations and different methods of drug delivery. ...Read more

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I have a hemi retina occlusion in my left eye and I am told that I will have to have injections in my eye. Are they safe?

I have a hemi retina occlusion in my left eye and I am told that I will have to have injections in my eye.  Are they safe?

Occlusion: Hi. The injections are safe when done properly, There is always a risk of intraocular eye infection, but it occurs very infrequently. Follow the doctor's advice, but also ask if laser is a viable alternative in your case. Dr. C. ...Read more

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Why do I have swelling after a botox injection under the eye?

Why do I have swelling after a botox injection under the eye?

Botox & Swelling: It is rare to have significant swelling after a Botox inj, but there are a few things to consider. 1) many people have localized swelling after any injection-cool compresses & time may help; 2) rarely in patients w/ very sensitive skin i rec pre-treatment with an antihistamine; 3) allergic reactions are exceedingly rare with Botox but not impossible; 4) the lid area can be quite sensitive in some. ...Read more

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I have a hemi Retinol occlusion. I do not want to have injections. Can I take any medication for it. Can the eye repair itself?

I have a hemi Retinol occlusion.  I do not want to have injections.  Can I take any medication for it.  Can the eye repair itself?

Several things:: There is no medication for hemiretinal occlusion (stroke). The spontaneous recovery is at the edges of the damaged area but the central area where the blood supply was cut off will loss function. Injections are to prevent abnormal vessels from growing which can threaten the rest of the retina. Before the injections there was no realistic treatment. It is your choice to decline them or not. ...Read more

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I had eye heomarage got 3 injection of Aventis.eye improved. 80 percent.do I have to see doctor again.fees is too much I cannot afford.

I had eye heomarage got 3 injection of Aventis.eye improved. 80 percent.do I have to see doctor again.fees is too much I cannot afford.

Avastin (bevacizumab): If you received 3 shots of Avastin (bevacizumab) it was likely for intraocular hemorrhage. Avastin (bevacizumab) is in a class of drugs know as VEGF inhibitors = vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors. This is to help prevent formation of new blood vessels in the eye. Any condition requiring Avastin (bevacizumab) is generally serious enough that follow up care is always warranted. I suggest you follow up despite improvement. ...Read more

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