"To anyone who is fighting against having an injection, I'd say there's no need to be fearful."
Hazel Higgerson, Macular Society treatment buddy
When Hazel was told she would need an injection to treat her wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) she was petrified. But after her first injection her anxieties eased when she realised it was not as scary as it had first seemed.
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