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In the days following EYLEA administration, patients are at risk of developing endophthalmitis or retinal detachment. If the eye becomes red, sensitive to light, painful, or develops a change in vision, advise patients to seek immediate care from an ophthalmologist [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Patients may experience temporary visual disturbances after an intravitreal injection with EYLEA and the associated eye examinations [see ADVERSE REACTIONS]. Advise patients not to drive or use machinery until visual function has recovered sufficiently.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/8/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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