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A simple vision test that looks like graph paper with a dot in the middle. May be used at home as a tool to monitor vision between eye care appointments.

A treatment for Wet AMD designed to block VEGF (a protein made by the blood vessels that, at high levels, can cause blood vessels to leak fluid and also result in the growth of abnormal blood vessels).

An exam for checking the back of the eye, including the retina, for signs of problems or changes. To see into the back of the eye, the doctor puts drops into the eye to dilate (widen) the pupil.

A simple vision test that looks like graph paper with a dot in the middle. May be used at home as a tool to monitor vision between eye care appointments.

A chart for measuring visual acuity (how well a person sees) that has rows of letters that get smaller from top to bottom. A person reads the smallest letters seen. The more letters seen, the better the vision.

A test in which dye is used to show the blood vessels in the back of the eye.

A test in which a special camera takes photos showing the inside of the back of the eye.

A doctor trained to give low vision examinations and prescribe low vision devices and services.

The part of the retina responsible for sharp central vision.

A test that shows the layers and thickness of the retina.

The opening that controls the amount of light entering the eye.

The light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye.

A protein made by the blood vessels that, at high levels, can cause blood vessels to leak fluid and also result in the growth of abnormal blood vessels.

Measures how well you see the letters on an eye chart from a distance.

A common eye disease in people 50 years of age and older that affects the macula, the part of the eye responsible for sharp central vision.


Wet AMD Patient Brochure

Download this helpful brochure for information on how Wet AMD can affect your vision, how EYLEA works and more. This brochure is available in multiple languages.

Important Safety Information
  • EYLEA® (aflibercept) Injection is a prescription medication administered by injection into the eye. You should not use EYLEA if you have an infection in or around the eye, eye pain or redness, or known allergies to any of the ingredients in EYLEA, including aflibercept.
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