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What is verteporfin?

Verteporfin (Visudyne) is an intravenous injection that is prescribed to treat abnormalities of the blood vessels in your eyes caused by macular degeneration. Verteporfin is used with laser light therapy to increase the eye's sensitivity to light.

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