Verteporfin (Intravenous Route, Injection Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Verteporfin is used together with a special laser light, to treat abnormal blood vessel formation in a part of the eye which, if left untreated, can lead to a loss of eyesight.
Verteporfin may also be used for the following problems:
- Pathologic myopia (changes in the eyeball causing vision problems);
- Ocular histoplasmosis (damage to the eye from a fungus found in the soil)
This medicine is to be administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.