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Saturday, March 14, 2009

ACUITY LOSS AFTER AVASTIN INJECTION FOR DIABETIC MACULAR EDEMA

Acute Visual Acuity Loss Following Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Diabetic Macular Edema

This is the case of a woman who suffered foveal ischemia following Avastin injection for diabetic macular edema. EVenthough Avastin has had significant benefits for patients with macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, there are risks involved that should be considered.

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