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How long does it take for eye injections to work?

Intravitreal injections start working right away. For some conditions, like infections or inflammation, you may notice an improvement in your symptoms in a few hours. However, it may take 7-10 days to experience the maximum benefits of the medication.

Chronic conditions treated with intravitreal injections will take longer to see results. After four weeks, you may notice some changes. However, it may take up to 6 months before the medication reaches its maximum effect.

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* Savings estimate based on a study of more than 1 billion claims comparing self-pay (or cash pay) prices of a frequency-weighted market basket of procedures to insurer-negotiated rates for the same. Claims were collected between July 2017 and July 2019. R.Lawrence Van Horn, Arthur Laffer, Robert L.Metcalf. 2019. The Transformative Potential for Price Transparency in Healthcare: Benefits for Consumers and Providers. Health Management Policy and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 3.

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