University Eye Specialists, P.C. professionals employ a range of injections to treat eye conditions. Your ophthalmologist will recommend injection options that are right for you.
Botox is an injectable form of sterile, purified botulinum toxin. The drug temporarily prevents contraction of a muscle for several months at a time and can be used to treat facial and eyelid spasm.
Avastin and Lucentis are used to treat macular degeneration. Lucentis has been shown to slow, and in some cases reverse, some vision loss in people with advanced age-related macular degeneration. Lucentis and Avastin are both injected directly into the eye and work similarly. For people facing vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration, these treatments can mean a better quality of life for the future.
Eylea is used to treat adults with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and central-retinal-vein occlusion (CRVO).