Financial assistance programs

If you need help with the cost of IZERVAY, the IZERVAY My Way℠ program may be able to help.

Our patient support program is designed to meet the unique needs of eligible patients. Whether you have commercial insurance, insurance that doesn’t cover IZERVAY, are uninsured, or have government-issued insurance (such as Medicare), help may be available.

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Speak with your doctor to see if you are eligible for IZERVAY financial assistance programs

or call 1-888-C5MYWAY (1-888-256-9929)

Live support

If you have questions about IZERVAY or treatment with IZERVAY, you can speak with a live product specialist by calling 1-800-727-7003.

Join the IZERVAY VisionPoints Program

When starting a new medication, you may have questions, need support, or just want to learn more. IZERVAY VisionPoints is a free educational program. As you learn more about GA and IZERVAY, you earn points which can be exchanged for health-related e-gift cards and charitable contributions.*

Izervay Vision Points Logo showing IZERVAY VisionPoints is a free educational program for people beginning treatment with IZERVAY.

How to enroll:

How to enroll:

Step 1

Go to

Step 2

Click “Sign Up” and complete the sign-up process.

Step 3

You’re now enrolled in the IZERVAY VisionPointsTM program!

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Step 2

Click “Sign Up” and complete the sign-up process.

Step 3

You’re now enrolled in the VisionPoints program!

  • A prescription for IZERVAY is not required to participate in the IZERVAY VisionPointsTM program. Gift cards are limited to no more than $15 each with an annual maximum of $75 per year. Void where prohibited by law.
IZERVAY VisionPointsTM is available to residents of the United States and Puerto Rico only. Health information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with a healthcare provider. All decisions regarding patient care must be made with a healthcare provider, considering the unique characteristics of the patient.

Connect with others in the MD Community

Macular Degeneration is an independent online health community for people living with macular degeneration (MD).

Here are some advocacy groups for people with low vision

Bright Focus Foundation

BrightFocus supports research to end Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

Prevent Blindness

Prevent Blindness is the nation’s leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight.

Foundation Fighting Blindness

The Foundation Fighting Blindness is committed to finding treatments and cures for inherited retinal diseases and age-related macular degeneration.

Lighthouse Guild

Lighthouse Guild provides medical assistance and social support to people who are blind or visually impaired so they can fulfill their goals and live with independence.

Astellas is not affiliated with and does not endorse any of the listed organizations. The information provided by Astellas is for informational purposes only and is not meant to replace the advice of a healthcare professional.

Download the complete brochure to learn more about IZERVAY



What is IZERVAY?

IZERVAY (avacincaptad pegol intravitreal solution) is a prescription eye injection, used to treat geographic atrophy (GA), the advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

What is the most important information I should know about IZERVAY?
Do NOT receive IZERVAY if you:
  • Have an infection in or around your eye
  • Have active swelling in or around your eye that may include pain and redness
IZERVAY can cause serious side effects:
  • Eye injections like the one for IZERVAY can cause an eye infection (endophthalmitis) or separation of layers of the retina (retinal detachment).
  • Call your healthcare provider right away if you have redness of the eye, eye pain, increased discomfort, worsening eye redness, blurred or decreased vision, an increased number of small specks floating in your vision, flashes of light, or increased sensitivity to light.
  • There is a risk of developing wet AMD with IZERVAY. You should report any symptoms (visual distortions such as straight lines seeming bent, deterioration in vision, dark spots, loss of central vision) to your healthcare provider to monitor.
  • IZERVAY may cause a temporary increase in eye pressure within minutes after the injection. Your healthcare provider will monitor this after each injection.
Before receiving IZERVAY tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions including if you:
  • Have a history of seeing flashes of light or small specks floating in your vision and if you have a sudden increase of size and number of these specks.
  • Have high pressure in the eye or if you have glaucoma.
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.
  • Are taking any medications, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Tell your healthcare provider about any medicine you take.
What should I avoid while receiving IZERVAY?
  • Your vision may be impaired after receiving an eye injection or after an eye exam. Do not drive or use machinery until your vision has recovered sufficiently.
What are the most common side effects of IZERVAY?
  • Blood in the white of the eye
  • Increase in eye pressure
  • Blurred vision
  • Wet age-related macular degeneration

These are not all the possible side effects of IZERVAY. Tell your healthcare provider about any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or To request medical information or to report an adverse event or product complaint, please call 1-800-727-7003 or send an email to

Please see full Prescribing Information for more information.