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What is the prognosis for retinal vein occlusion while on Accentrix?

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar


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Posted on Tue, 8 May 2018 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: 55 yrs Female Left Eye Branch Retinal Vein occlusion Inejction Accentrix taken , please suggest what would be the future prognosis , how many more injection of Accentrix will be required , can it affect other parts of eye and other body parts or cause any further major treatment expenses in due to complications. would she has to undergo any further test
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Detailed Answer:
Thanks for posting on HCM,
Have seen reports.

One injection every week for 6-8 weeks would be given then for couple of months you would be under observation if required again a cycle would be repeated.
No one can tell you perfect time for full recovery because normally it could take upto 10 injections a year however recovery depends from person to person.

Generally treatment is effective in 60-70% of cases.
Cost of therwpy would be almost 2500 rupees per injection.

A CT brain and Echo heart can be done to rule out possibility of any thrombus.

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