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Why do diabetics get shots in their eyes?

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In some cases of diabetic maculopathy, injections of a medicine called anti-VEGF may be given directly into your eyes to prevent new blood vessels forming at the back of the eyes. The main medicines used are called ranibizumab (Lucentis) and aflibercept (Eylea).

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