Silicon floaters in my eye after avastin injection for wet amd
by Joan Mc
(Sioux Falls, SD, USA)
I have had dry amd for probably 10 years or more. I am 76. Last year, my left eye developed wet AMD. I have been treated with injections of Avastin and am on a 9 week schedule.
After my last injection, I developed several large floaters that stayed in the lower right quadrant of my eye. I did go back to my retinal specialist in a few days and he diagnosed these floaters as silicon drops from the coating on the needle used for injection.
I'm wondering if anyone else has had this experience? If so, did the silicon floaters go away, dissolve, or are they a permanent thing? They are irritating, and I keep thinking I've spilled something on myself....hard to tell illusion from reality!
Would appreciate any info, any idea of how often this occurs.
√ Prevention of Macular Degeneration?
√ Tips for Daily Living?
√ Food Suggestions for a Macular Degeneration Diet?
√ Ideas on Visual Aids to Maximize your Sight?
If you said "yes" to any of the above, sign up for the monthly Macular Degeneration News.