Ranibizumab

What is Ranibizumab?

Ranibizumab (trade name Lucentis) is a monoclonal antibody fragment (Fab) derived from the same parent mouse antibody as bevacizumab (Avastin). It is an anti-angiogenic that has been approved to treat the "wet" type of age-related macular degeneration (AMD, also ARMD), a common form of age-related vision loss.

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Hi .... I am a man 65 years old and am suffering of Wet Degenerative Macula ... my problem started a year ago ... I have taken 6 injections of...

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Lucentis and Avastin are 2 intravitreal treatment options that have gained a lot of popularity recently in ophthalmology due to their anti VEGF...

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My Father in law (71 Yrs) has been diagnosed with AMD and has taken 3 (R2, L1) injections of Lucentis so far. He has been asked to take 3...

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Brief Answer:
I advice you to continue with lucentis.

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Welcome to Health care magic

I am Dr. DADAPEER K, an Ophthalmologist...

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Please guide - retina problem

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Brief Answer:
Degenerative myopia.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for posting query on this forum,

The macula is the part of the retina responsible...

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I have questions but I don't have the ability to pay you at the moment. My mother has wet macular degeneration and ALSO is getting more and more...

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Please guide - retina problem

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A relative has macular edema & RVO. Had a laser bypass to be followed by three Lucentis injections. However she lost some vision after laser. Is...

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I have been diagnosed of Myopic CNVM in left eye. Though the vision is fine 6/6 but the sysmptoms are Distortion of Vision. Right now I am under...

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