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What is verteporfin injection?

Verteporfin injection is a prescription medicine for healing leaking blood vessels in the eye. Verteporfin clots blood, helping the vision of those with macular degeneration, histoplasmosis infections and pathologic myopia. Verteporfin is available under the brand name Visudyne. Your doctor or ophthalmologist will be able to tell you if verteporfin is right for you.

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